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Chuck Hagel

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  • U.S. to push for coalition to fight 'cancer' of Islamic State: Kerry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will use a NATO summit next week to push for a coalition of countries to beat back incursions in Syria and Iraq by Islamic State militants who are destabilizing the region...
  • Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist; rescue mission failed

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last month to rescue him and other captives only to...
  • Obama says does not yet have military strategy for Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the...
  • More than 100 Americans fighting with Islamic State, Hagel says

    WASHINGTON Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that more than 100 Americans are fighting with Islamic State militants, the first time the Pentagon chief has put a number on U.S. citizens aiding the terrorists. Hagel cited the Americans aiding...
  • Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al Qaeda, U.S. military leaders said on Thursday. "They are an imminent...
  • 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....
  • From Syria to Ukraine, crises fill the Obama-NATO agenda

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama heads to Europe next week, looking to assure nervous allies of the United States' commitment to the region, as NATO prepares to beef up forces amid fears that Russia will step up its provocations beyond Ukraine. Obama...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Too much caution means few options for Obama

    President Barack Obama's recent admission that he does not yet have a strategy to deal with the Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL), which now holds significant territory in the Middle East, is the latest reminder that we are in a period of...
  • Congress, vacation's over

    Congress, vacation's over
    For many of us, September brings renewed optimism and a return to productivity. What does it mean in Washington? Through a summer of political and global crises, we've looked for congressional action and presidential involvement — and looked and...