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Thursday | US News & World Report

Obama Administration 'Leaked' James Foley Rescue Mission for Political Gain, Group Claims

An organization representing former special forces and intelligence community workers is accusing the Obama administration of improperly disclosing information about a failed U.S. military mission to rescue journalist James Foley and other hostages in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thursday | CBS News

Chuck Hagel defends failed James Foley rescue attempt

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the administration's disclosure of a failed attempt to rescue journalist James Foley, who was executed by militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in a video posted Tuesday, along with other Americans held captive by the radical group.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 20, 2014

LA Daily News

Southern California lawmakers condemn killing of American journalist James Foley

Federal lawmakers representing the Southland on Wednesday condemned the execution of American freelance journalist James Foley, saying his murder shows the true colors of the al-Qaida offshoot known as the Islamic State that has taken control of large swaths of Iraq and neighboring Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Brad Sherman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, Burbank, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Politico

McKeon 'snubbed' by China - More U.S. troops arrive in Iraq -...

McKEON 'SNUBBED' BY CHINA BECAUSE OF TAIWAN VISIT: House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon says he was "snubbed" by Chinese leaders during a congressional delegation trip to Asia after he decided to include Taiwan on his itinerary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ma Ying-jeou, US Military, US Marine Corps, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Japan Expresses Support For US Airstrikes In Iraq

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera has expressed Japan's support for US airstrikes on Islamic militants in northern Iraq, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, Thailand

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Fox News

Killing of American general stirs new fears US leaving Afghanistan 'short of the goal line'

The brazen killing of an American two-star general in an Afghan "insider attack" is raising new concerns in Washington that U.S. forces, when the combat mission ends in December, could leave behind a country vulnerable to extremists waiting in the wings.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Terrorism

Thu Jul 31, 2014

US News & World Report

House Conservatives Buck New Leaders on Border Bill

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and fellow GOP leaders couldn't convince enough lawmakers to get on board with a border funding bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Blake Farenthold, Steve King, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Journal

Republicans Condemn Bergdahl Swap

But Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee say the resolution is simply a political move ahead of this week's House vote on suing President Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Mike McIntyre

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Politico

Amash heads into homestretch confident

BYRON CENTER, Mich. - Rep. Justin Amash was supposed to be the next big target of the establishment wing of the Republican Party, sweating all the way to the finish line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Byron Center, MI, Devin Nunes, John Boehner

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

Buck McKeon calls White House request to repeal Iraq use of force 'a joke'

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon didn't pull any punches Friday in his response to the Obama administration's request that Congress repeal the 2002 law authorizing the use of military force in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Terrorism

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheBlaze.com

White House asks Congress to limit its military options in Iraq

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon on Friday accused the Obama administration of trying to limit its military options in Iraq even as an offshoot group of Al Qaeda is gaining strength in that country and threatening U.S. interests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Barack Obama, Terrorism

Washington Examiner

Buck McKeon calls White House request to repeal Iraq use of force 'a joke'

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon didn't pull any punches Friday in his response to the Obama administration 's request that Congress repeal the 2002 law authorizing the use of military force in Iraq .

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Fox News

Pressure mounts for Obama to confront 'unchecked' Putin over Ukraine

Fresh evidence that Russia is directly shelling Ukrainian military targets is stoking concerns that Vladimir Putin feels increasingly comfortable running roughshod over his neighbors in defiance of the U.S. and Europe, putting pressure on the Obama administration to draw a red line that even Moscow can see.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ukraine, World News, Television, Media, FOX News Network, Palestinian Territories, Middle East

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Republicans are set to open another front next week in their efforts to publicly repudiate President Obama-this time for his decision in May to exchange five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative E. Scott Rigell, Representative Reid Ribble

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