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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on U.S. Troops in Iraq, Trian's DuPont...

A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. Could U.S troops be deployed once again in the Middle East? America's top military officer has raised the prospect of limited ground forces being needed to battle Islamic State militants if fighting in Iraq grows more difficult.

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6 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

A coalition of the unwilling

Ari Ingel attended UC Berkeley, where he double majored in a degree in Political Science and International Relations, with a specific focus on Middle East Politics. He spent a year abroad, studying Middle East Politics at Tel Aviv University and then attended Loyola Law School, with a focus on International Law, International Protection of Human Rights, National Security in the 21st Century and International Law of Armed Conflict.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

State Department

Daily Press Briefing: September 16, 2014

MS. HARF: Hello. Welcome to the daily press briefing, everyone. Just one item at the top.

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WFLA-AM Tampa

OBAMA to TAMPA: Everything you need to know

Obama is scheduled to get a briefing from U.S. Central Command on plans to deal with the ISIS terror group. The President will meet with his top commanders in Tampa and will also thank the troops here for their hard work.

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The Times of Israel

Obama mulling combat role for US troops in Iraq

President Barack Obama will consider sending US military advisers into combat in Iraq on a "case-by-case basis," the American military's top-ranking officer told senators on Tuesday. General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said future battles in Iraq could require American troops to join combat missions with Baghdad government forces to help direct American warplanes.

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Suria

100 million people saved from hunger...

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years but one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the UN said on Tuesday. The UN's food agencies said the global number was down over 200 million since the early 1990s, but warned that despite the progress made, "about 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger."

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Daily Mail

Aboriginal communities won't hold it against Tony Abbott, set to...

Aboriginal communities won't hold it against Tony Abbott, set to leave Arnhem Land early to farewell 600 troops in a multi national effort to combat Islamic state Tony Abbott is looking to cut his trip short, visiting aboriginal communities, in a bid to deal with the deployment of Aussie troops, heading for Iraq, on Thursday. Australia's Prime Minister landed in the north east Arnhem Land town of Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory on Sunday and planned to camp in the region until Friday, to fulfil a pre-election promise.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Iraq officials: Premier has chosen final ministers

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Express India

Iran won't shake America's 'dirty hands' in ISIS fight

A PIL is seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra's firms. Summary Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that he had personally rejected an offer from United States for talks to fight ISIS.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

State Press

The righteous anger toward Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz isn't helping us move forward in our foreign relations. If anything, he is moving us backwards.

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KYTX-TV News

U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State in Iraq

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The Miami Herald

Kerry to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iraq

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Decorated soldier flying home to surprise family in Abernathy dies en route

Rodrigo Cantu, Caballero's cousin, said she was flying home earlier than expected last week when during the flight she felt bad and went to the bathroom. A military companion traveling with her went to the bathroom to check on her when she did not return and found her unconscious, Cantu said.

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Trend

Anti-ISIS meeting kicks off in Paris

French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for a global response to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , as leaders of more than 30 counteries gathered in Paris to discuss how to fight against the militant group Al Arabiya reported "What is the threat? It is global so the response must be global," the French leader said, while speaking to open a Paris conference aimed at coordinating a strategy against the group, which has taken control of parts of Northern Iraq and has establishes a power base in Syria. Hollande was joined by his Iraqi counterpart, President Fuad Masum, who called upon countries worldwide to "stand by the Iraqi people."

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CBS News

ISIS' brutality unites nations, but not enough

11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. PARIS -- Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- minus two of the main players and without any ground troops -- in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

TwinCities

Arab nations offer airstrikes on Islamic State, U.S. says

Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group, lending an important boost to U.S. efforts to knit a broad coalition against the advancing extremists, according to a U.S. official. The nations have offered their help to the Iraqis, who are struggling to halt the group in the country's north and west, or directly to U.S. military officials, the American official said.

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The Age

Iraq deployment won't be open-ended: PM

Tony Abbott is refusing to put a time limit on Australia's commitment to wiping out Islamic State extremists but says the deployment to the Middle East won't be open-ended. The prime minister hit the media trail on Monday to explain the government's decision to send 600 military personnel to the United Arab Emirates as part of an international coalition against IS.

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News24

.com | Obama aide: US goal to neutralise ISIS threat

Success of the US campaign against Islamic State militants will come when the group no longer poses a threat to the United States and its allies in the Middle East, a top US official said on Sunday. US national security advisor Denis McDonough appeared to calibrate President Barack Obama's vow to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant group, in spelling out US objectives in an interview with NBC's Meet the Press.

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The Age

Police close in on Leighton bribery allegations

Federal police probing alleged bribery by Leighton Holdings are finalising a brief of evidence to present to prosecutors in what looms as Australia's next major white-collar crime case. The revelations come with Fairfax Media obtaining a freshly leaked batch of company files, including correspondence between two top Leighton executives in 2011 describing a "disgusting history of incompetence and misbehaviour" and improper "rewards, special bonuses, travel rorts" in the company's overseas operations.

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Boston.com

US seeks help from Turkey with ISIS

The Obama administration is struggling to cut off the millions of dollars in oil revenue that has made the Islamic State one of the wealthiest terror groups in history but has been unable to persuade Turkey, the NATO ally where much of the oil is traded on the black market, to crack down on an extensive sales network. Western intelligence officials say they can track the Islamic State oil shipments as they move across Iraq and into Turkey's southern border regions.

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