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Kerry says some nations offer ground troops to fight Islamic State

Sep 15, 2014

Kerry says some nations offer ground troops to fight Islamic State

coalition against Islamic State. McDonough also said Kerry would testify before the U.S. Congress on the matter this week. (Reporting by Will Dunham; editing
Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

forceful enough.Obama sent a panel of top administration officials to the Capitol to make the case to the U.S. Congress for broadening operations against
Bill to fund U.S. government ensnared in debate about Islamic State

Sep 11, 2014

Bill to fund U.S. government ensnared in debate about Islamic State

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has asked the U.S. Congress to authorize American aid for rebel groups fighting the Islamic State
Obama administration to meet with all members of Congress on Islamic State - sources

Sep 09, 2014

Obama administration to meet with all members of Congress on Islamic State - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials will hold briefings this week for all members of the U.S. Congress as the president makes his
Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

Sep 02, 2014

Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

secretary of the presidency, told Reuters.Although no date has been set for the transfer, the Pentagon in July handed the U.S. Congress a legally required 30
Obama notifies Congress of ordering air strikes in Iraq's Amerli

Sep 02, 2014

Obama notifies Congress of ordering air strikes in Iraq's Amerli

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama formally notified the U.S. Congress on Monday that he had authorized air strikes and humanitarian
Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

Aug 23, 2014

Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State
U.S. lawmakers laud Iraq strikes, question long-term strategy

Aug 09, 2014

U.S. lawmakers laud Iraq strikes, question long-term strategy

center staffed by 40 U.S. servicemen in Arbil, capital of the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region. Members of the U.S. Congress supported the air
U.S. lawmakers laud Iraq strikes, question long-term strategy

Aug 09, 2014

U.S. lawmakers laud Iraq strikes, question long-term strategy

center staffed by 40 U.S. servicemen in Arbil, capital of the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region. Members of the U.S. Congress supported the air