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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Obama administration defends $400 million ‘ransom’ payment to Iran

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest denied $400 million paid to the Iranians was linked to the release of prisoners in January, saying the payment settled a longstanding dispute between the two countries from More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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President Obama promises ‘no boots on the ground’ in Syria, war with Islamic State

Since 2013, President Obama has repeatedly vowed that there would be no “boots on the ground” in Syria, according to a list published by USA Today. Contradicting this stance, White House press secretary More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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John Kirby, State Department, lies with denial of ‘no boots on the ground’ strategy in Syria

The State Department spokesman denied that the Obama administration promised a “no boots on the ground” strategy in Syria, contradicting at least two years’ worth of reassurances from President Obama and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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FBI, Pentagon officials unclear on Khorasan threat, won’t define ‘imminent’

The FBI and the Pentagon said on Thursday that they did not know exactly how close the Khorasan group, an al Qaeda related group of militants targeted by U.S. drone strikes in Syria, was to an attack on the U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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US airstrikes across Iraq, Syria continue, Obama ‘not tolerate safe havens for terrorists’

President Obama continued to note that five Arab nations are aligned with the U.S. against the Islamic State in Syria so it “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.” The More...


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