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Chuck Hagel

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  • Trudy Rubin: Decision time on the Islamic State

    The beheading of a second American journalist on YouTube by Islamic State barbarians has finally focused U.S. attention on Syria. The Islamic State's sick, slick self-promotion its global glorification of the murders of James Foley and Steven Sotloff has...
  • Analysis:Obama strategy to beat Islamic State likely to draw US into years of conflict

    WASHINGTON The U.S.-led international strategy to combat the Islamic State that President Barack Obama sketched out Friday is likely to require years of thorny diplomacy and deeper U.S. military involvement in conflicts that he's struggled to avoid....
  • Obama to press Congress for action on Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants. Obama...
  • Colorado woman pleads guilty to conspiring to aid Islamic State

    The Colorado woman charged with conspiring to assist the militant group Islamic State pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court and agreed to cooperate and provide possible future testimony against other terrorism suspects. Shannon Maureen Conley,...
  • Obama applauds Iraqi leader's unity goals as key to beating militants

    President Obama welcomed the formation of a new Iraqi government on Monday, embracing the promise of collaboration among the country's deeply divided factions as key to his strategy for defeating the Islamic State terrorist group. Obama talked to...
  • Obama phones Iraqi prime minister, will meet with U.S. lawmakers on Islamic State

    Obama phones Iraqi prime minister, will meet with U.S. lawmakers on Islamic State
     President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants. Obama will deliver a speech...
  • Turkey to play role in fight against Islamic State

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is seeking specific roles in a U.S.-led coalition to battle Islamic State fighters, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said after talks with Turkish leaders on Monday, without revealing details. Turkey was the only Muslim nation...
  • Turkey in missile talks with France after China disagreements: Erdogan

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was in talks with France on the purchase of a long-range missile defense system after disagreements with China, which was originally awarded the tender. U.S. and NATO officials have said...
  • U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam

    U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam
     U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement. Obama...
  • U.S. expands attacks on Islamic State as Iraqi forces move to reclaim villages near Haditha

    BAGHDAD The United States on Sunday expanded its air war against Islamic extremists in Iraq, sending fighter jets to attack targets near the Haditha Dam in coordination with ground forces from the Shiite Muslim-dominated Iraqi military and local Sunni...
  • Obama to unveil 'offense' to fight Islamic State this week

    Obama to unveil 'offense' to fight Islamic State this week
    President Obama said he will explain to Americans and congressional leaders this week his plan to "start going on some offense" against Islamic State militants, who he said could eventually become a threat to the United States. Obama will make a speech...
  • U.S. moves to reassure Georgia as Ukraine crisis stokes unease

    TBILISI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel vowed to help further strengthen Georgia's military during a rare visit on Sunday to the former Soviet republic, which has watched Ukraine's crisis with alarm after fighting its own brief war with...