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US Senate gives Obama authority to arm 'moderate' Syrian rebels
The Senate has passed a bill authorizing President Barack Obama to begin arming "moderate" rebels in Syria as part of a plan to step up the US military campaign against Islamic State militants.

18.09.2014 22:35

​Turkey between rock and a hard place in US fight against ISIS
Turkey, a happy crossroads connecting Islam and Christianity, is heavily embroiled in the military aggression on its southern borders while trying very hard to act appropriately with regard to its NATO allies and EU partners in the West.

18.09.2014 13:53

Reading, Writing and…M16s: US education getting schooled over militarization
Although many Americans are aware that their local police forces are steadily acquiring military-grade weapons from the Pentagon, news that local school districts are also the beneficiary of the firepower is eliciting an outcry from citizen groups.

18.09.2014 08:05

Sneak peak at Russia’s ‘under renovation’ Arctic base
Kotelny Island is a nondescript piece of frigid wasteland of no particular note. Except hosting a military base-in-the-making, the first of many from which Russia plans to project its military might to and across the Arctic. RT visited with the Navy.

18.09.2014 11:30

Obama insists ground troops will not join ISIS fight, US military less sure
US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry continue to insist that American ground troops will not be involved in the fight against Islamic State militants – a pledge that has been called into question by US Army generals.

17.09.2014 23:58

​'US seeks to use IS to weaken each state in the region’
The US is attempting to use ISIS to destroy each government in the region including Syria and Iraq, and is trying to drag Iran into this, Soraya Sepaphour-Ulrich, a researcher and expert on Iran, told RT.

17.09.2014 12:38

Cold Turkey: Ankara not keen on supporting US led anti-ISIS coalition
Turkey remains a key ally of the US despite Ankara’s refusal to back Washington’s bombing campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, the State Department said. Ankara is fighting claims that militants are entering Syria and Iraq through its territory.

17.09.2014 11:58

US man charged for ‘helping’ Islamic State
A New York State man has been charged with allegedly aiding terrorist organization Islamic State (IS). He is accused of helping three individuals travel to Syria to fight with IS and also plotted to murder US troops returning home from the Middle East.

17.09.2014 08:07

US will have ‘many more’ 9/11s if it fails to act against Islamic State – House Rep
If the US fails to attack Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, the country could face the prospect of “many” terrorist attacks similar to September 11, a top-ranking Democrat says. It comes as the House debates arming Syrian rebels to fight IS.

17.09.2014 02:03

Assad calls to stop funding armed groups in Syria, Iraq
The fight against terrorism must begin by placing more pressure on those countries which are supporting and financing insurgents in Syria and Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad said while speaking with an Iraqi security official in Damascus.

16.09.2014 21:46

Chelsea Manning on the Islamic State: 'ISIS cannot be defeated by bombs and bullets'
WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning believes military action won’t destroy the Islamic State, and thinks that the United States and its allies should attempt to disrupt the militants into self-destruction through containment.

16.09.2014 16:39

RT exclusive: From London banker to ISIS militant - one man's terror trail
“I look forward to death with a smile.”

16.09.2014 09:53

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