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Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

...Hussein's Baath Party was greeted by protests from Sunni lawmakers.Alistair Baskey, a spokesman for the National Security Council, noted a series of hopeful steps by the Abadi government, including an effort to train and arm Sunni tribal...
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Strong quake kills 381 in southern China province

...offered its condolences."Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those that lost their lives," said National Security Council deputy spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan. "The United States stands ready to assist."Chinese state broadcaster...
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...because they were not authorized to talk about it by name.Jonathan Lalley, a spokesman for the president's National Security Council, stressed that no decisions had been made regarding destroying chemicals outside of Syria."We and our international...
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...nuclear bomb and we are not going to do so."Rouhani said last month that the foreign ministry - not the Supreme National Security Council - will lead nuclear talks with world powers, a shift away from security officials being in control.Zarif...
Obama shakes up national security leadership team

...tough," Obama said.Rice, 48, will replace a quieter figure. Donilon, a four-year veteran of Obama's National Security Council, first as deputy and since 2010 as top adviser, was often focused on process and building consensus. A skilled Washington...
Defense bill gives Obama rare Guantanamo victory

...population to the greatest extent possible, and we would welcome much needed flexibility in this area," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden. "But even in the absence of transfer restrictions, our longstanding policy is...
Alaska Airlines to resume D.C. flights

...I'm hoping that within a week, Tuesday or Wednesday at the latest, that we will have a decision from the National Security Council and the Secret Service to be able to open Ronald Reagan National Airport." Meanwhile, Alaska Airlines will...
This Day in History

...tape. In 1986, President Reagan appointed a commission headed by former Sen. John Tower to investigate his National Security Council staff in the wake of the Iran-Contra affair. In 1993, the first session of the 103rd Congress concluded...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Chinese President Jiang Zemin. Nor has it gone unnoticed in Japan that there is no Japan expert on the U.S. National Security Council. National Security Adviser Samuel R. ``Sandy'' Berger, who seems fixated on U.S.-China relations...
This Day in History

...Constitution. In 1947, President Truman signed the National Security Act, creating the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the CIA and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1971, Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy. In 1997, President...


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