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2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

In this June 6, 2014 file picture persons walk with shopping bags in Hamburg, Germany.

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6 hrs ago | BBC News

Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US

In Nashville, Kurdish immigrants have built a community to replace the home many were forced to flee.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Obama now taking correct steps against Islamic State

Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.

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Navy Times

Obama calls on other nations to fight Islamic State

President Obama on Thursday shunted aside speculation that he will soon expand the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic extremists into Syria, saying the military mission for now will remain focused on Iraq.

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Seeking Alpha

Dno Asa: High Risk, Higher Reward

DNO's operations in Iraqi-Kurdistan have high geo-political risk, but the risk-adjusted upside is very attractive.

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AlertNet

Iraq and Syria pose Saudi dilemma - failed states or Iran proxies

A boy from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands in Bajed Kadal refugee camp south west of Dohuk province August 15, 2014.

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Time

Obama Goes to War

Earlier this summer, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine found himself in the Grand Foyer of the White House playing the foreign policy-hypothetical game with President Obama.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.

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The Atlantic

The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State'

ISIS territory in Iraq and Syria tends to be described as "swaths." The estimated size of these swaths, which ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in June, varies widely in reports, from 12,000 square miles-"an area the size of Belgium," per The Wall Street Journal -to 35,000 square miles, or "an area the size of Jordan," as George ... (more)

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Washington Times

Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine and "Pipelineistan"

As much as Iran, Russia, the US and the EU are involved in a sophisticated nuclear/energy ballet, Syria and Ukraine are also two key power play vectors bound to determine much of what happens next in the New Great Game in Eurasia.

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Park Record

Amy Roberts: Insurance -- It's no laughing matter

It's been kind of a depressing few weeks. The news out of Gaza, Iraq and Syria is heartbreaking and declaring war in the Middle East seems imminent.

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TIME.com

The Rise of ISIS Sows Mistrust Between Kurds and Sunni Arabs

While some Sunni Arabs have fought alongside the militants in Iraqi Kurdistan, others are being displaced by Kurds eager to take control of disputed regions In his home in a village south of Erbil, Soran Sabir shows a video he took of what he says are two dead Islamist fighters.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lucianne.com

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Racial Politics: If you count the Rev. Al Sharpton, the White House sent four officials to pay their respects at Michael BrownA s funeral, a VIP turnout that families of slain American soldiers never see.

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Mashable

Islamic State Radicals Capture Airbase, Possibly Fighter Jets

Militants from the Islamic State overran a key government military base in Raqqa, Syria on Sunday, taking control of an airfield and possibly missiles and fighter jets, though it's unlikely those jets can fly.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Dempsey: We Will Act If Islamic Group Threatens US

Gen. Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines that the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland or Europe, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.

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The Times

Soldier letter continues tradition

Soldier letter continues tradition A recent article on a local letter to soldiers shows that military traditions continue.

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Detroit News

Stopping ISIS, the worst people on Earth

The actions of ISIS have captured the attention of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

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UAport

Iraq, Iran discuss need for global action against Isil

US says operations against the group in Syria may also be necessary Reuters & AFP Image Credit: AFP Prime Minister-designate Haider Al Abadi with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif yesterday in Baghdad.

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WireNews+Co

Government Security Envoy To The Kurdistan Region Of Iraq Appointed

"Work is underway to supply non-lethal equipment to Kurdish forces in the coming days, including night vision equipment and body armour.

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