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Obama Airstrikes

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Few Americans Feel Personally Affected By Conflict With ISIS | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Americans, who largely support airstrikes against the Islamic State, don't think that the military campaign will have much of an impact on their lives...

GOP Congressman Urges U.S. Generals To Resign In Protest Of Obama

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

As U.S.-led airstrikes continue Friday near the Syrian border with Iraq, it's hard to imagine what would make the situation worse than the military su...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Calls On The World To Help Destroy ISIS | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday appealed to the global community to help the United States bring down Islamic State militants, sayin...

Obama Vows To Keep Up Military Pressure On Islamic State

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes and context) By Steve Holland UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama made his cas...

Jennifer Bendery

Calm Settles On Washington As U.S. Bombs Syria | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East -- one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, li...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Would The U.S. Have To Partner With Assad To Eliminate ISIS In Syria? | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama weighs airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State (ISIS), he may soon have to grapple with the possibility...

Obama Notifies Congress Of Ordering Airstrikes In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday formally notified Congress that he had authorized targeted air strikes in Iraq ...

NYT: Obama Considering Iraq Airstrikes

The New York Times | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

President Obama is considering a targeted, highly selective campaign of airstrikes against Sunni militants in Iraq similar to counterterrorism operati...

It Couldn’t Happen Here, It Does Happen There

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 08.18.2012 | World
Tom Engelhardt

By now, Afghans (and Pakistanis in tribal areas across the border) surely know the rules of the road of the American war: there is no sanctity in public or private rites.

First Missile Strikes On Pakistan Since Obama Presidency: Reports

Huffington Post/GroundReport | Katharine Zaleski, Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to ABC News, Commander-in-chief Obama has launched his first missile attacks... The CIA's bombing campaign against al Qaeda leadership in ...