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Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy out a system by which Abadi can funnel needed arms to Sunni tribal fighters.Third, if Washington is sending military advisers, don't keep them behind the wire, as at present. They should "be closer to the action," where they can call...
Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...President Barack Obama walked from the briefing room, where he had just announced plans to send up to 300 U.S. military advisers into Iraq, to the East Room, where he praised retired Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter's instinctive valor and...
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Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

...he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to help quell the rising insurgency...the ground in Iraq. The 300 military advisers he announced Thursday would...Iraq.Obama said the U.S, military advisers' role would be to "assess...
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Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

...into civil war. Obama said U.S. troops would not return to combat in Iraq but that he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to Iraq.The loss of the Beiji oil refinery, some 155 miles north of Baghdad, would be a devastating symbol of...
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Medal of Honor recipients visit Juneau

...Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Dix also received his Medal of Honor from Johnson, for actions while assigned as military adviser to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in Chau Phu near the Cambodian border. On Jan. 31, 1968 the Viet Cong attacked...
Alaska Digest

...Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Casey is the Army's top officer, serving as the senior military adviser to the Army secretary. Assembly woman removed from post KODIAK - A Kodiak Island Borough assemblywoman has been...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

...Meanwhile, Hezbollah and Iran have become increasingly involved in Syria's civil war, supplying troops and military advisers to help Syrian President Bashar Assad fight armed rebels trying to oust him.Nasrallah spoke Thursday to mark the...
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Anwar Sadat's vision for Egypt

...Six-Day War three years earlier. Sadat increased Egypt's ties with the U.S. and unceremoniously expelled Soviet military advisers in 1972. Then he put together the brilliant plan that led to the surprise Egyptian-Syrian attack on Israel in...
AG: Dept. of Law erred in hiring advice

...resignation from the state House to become the governor's military adviser, effective June 1. But questions were raised about...he'd hire someone else for the $96,000-a-year military adviser job. He defended Dahlstrom as having been well suited...
A US general's public pressure

...of 1986 explicitly names the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as the National Security Council's exclusive military adviser. If the president wanted McChrystal's advice, he was perfectly free to ask him to accompany Adm. Mike Mullen...


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