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Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

Aug 28, 2014

Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

As he contemplates targeting IS militants settling into a new caliphate, Obama is adamant his core policy of keeping ground troops back home is inviolate. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #ConnectTheDots #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Obama's Syria conundrum Should the Congress get to weigh in on airstrikes?

Aug 28, 2014

Obama's Syria conundrum Should the Congress get to weigh in on airstrikes?

Obama was barreling toward strikes last summer when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers. But Congress balked at Obama's request for a vote and the operation was eventually scrapped. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis

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Obama seeks allies for joint action against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Aug 27, 2014

Heavy Use of Banned Cluster Bombs Reported in Syria

The Cluster Munition Coalition said the weapons had claimed more casualties in Syria’s civil war than during the denounced deployment of them by Israel in 2006...
Obama seeks allies for joint action against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Aug 27, 2014

Heavy Use of Banned Cluster Bombs Reported in Syria

The Cluster Munition Coalition said the weapons had claimed more casualties in Syria’s civil war than during the denounced deployment of them by Israel in 2006...
Obama seeks allies for joint action against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Aug 27, 2014

Civil War Union Army officer to receive Medal of Honor

A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs...
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