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U.S. Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Sep 17, 2014

U.S. Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Democrats, is expected to approve the amendment.House Speaker John Boehner said he considered Obama's request a "sound one" and that he saw no
ISIL strength has tripled, can muster 31,500 fighters CIA assessment

Sep 12, 2014

ISIL strength has tripled, can muster 31,500 fighters CIA assessment

official said.Meanwhile, House Speaker John Boehner blasted Obama on Thursday for saying no US combat troops would be placed on the ground in the fight
Key Arab allies pledge to join US in fight against Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Key Arab allies pledge to join US in fight against Islamic State

Syrian rebels opposed to Islamic State militants."We ought to give the president what he's asking for," House Speaker John Boehner said, although
US Congress may vote next week on Obama's IS attack plan

Sep 12, 2014

US Congress may vote next week on Obama's IS attack plan

John Boehner said he personally backed Obama's plan, but that caucus members were worried that the broader Obama strategy was insufficient."If our
Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State

.House Speaker John Boehner said Obama had made a "compelling case for action" but said the president must provide Republicans with more details about
Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

legislators' support to show a united front both against opponents and to other nations asked to become allies.House Speaker John Boehner said Obama had made a
Yes, he can US Congress backs Obama's plan to take down Islamic State

Sep 11, 2014

Yes, he can US Congress backs Obama's plan to take down Islamic State

partner forces to combat the Islamic State militant groupHere are some of the key reactionsRepublican House Speaker John BoehnerThe president "
Obama outlines Syria plan, but can he really carry it out?

Sep 11, 2014

Obama outlines Syria plan, but can he really carry it out?

it a rival.The 2002 authorisation supported the invasion of Iraq. Last year, Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, asked House Speaker John
Have all authority to sanction action against ISIS Obama

Sep 10, 2014

Have all authority to sanction action against ISIS Obama

said. At the White House, Obama met John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of representatives; Democratic Leader, Nancy Pelosi, the Senate Majority Leader