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Gen. Austin: We Are Seeing The Desired Effects Against ISIS

ISIS has changed the way it travels and communicates, according to U.S. Central Command.

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Pentagon Does Not Believe Islamic State Has Chemical Weapons

The New York Times reported that nearly 5,000 chemical weapons had been secretly recovered in Iraq over the last decade, causing concern that more may be up for grabs

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Psaki: Despite Kobani, Coalition Must Focus On Long-Term Goals

“It’s not that we’re taking our feet of the gas pedal in terms of doing more to have an impact,” Psaki said. “But we still have to maintain our overarching strategic objectives.”

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Pentagon Briefs Obama On Military Action Against ISIS, Ebola

Speaking at the U.S. military headquarters, Obama said, “I think at a time when there’s so much turbulence in the world, never during my presidency has it become more apparent how good our military is”

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Pentagon: Airstrikes Will Not Save Syrian City From ISIS

“Airstrikes alone will not do this, not going to fix this, not going to save the town of Kobani,” the Pentagon Press Secretary said.

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Pentagon Announces More Troops To Fight Ebola In West Africa

Approximately 100 marines are expected to arrive in Liberia Thursday evening to help resupply medical equipment and provide transportation to U.S. personnel.

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Foreign Fighters: How Big Is The Threat?

Four recent arrests in Britain and one in the U.S. have reignited fears that terrorists are trying to carry out operations in the West.

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Indian Diplomat: Islamic State Needs To Be Fought On Broader Scale

“It needs to be dealt with not just militarily, it needs to be dealt with politically, socially, at a whole set of levels,” said Ambassador Shivshankar Menon of India.

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Australia Approves Airstrikes In Iraq Against ISIL

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said it is in the country’s best interest to join the global effort to disrupt and degrade the terrorist group.

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British Launch Air Campaign Against ISIL

Britain is calling its first airstrikes “successful.”

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 21, 2014

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More British army medics deploy to Sierra Leone, Ukraine and Russia talk energy in Brussels and the U.N. elects new members to the Human Rights Council.

Smithsonian Board Meeting Disrupted By Staff Seeking Wage Increases

Government employees protested for increased wages at the Smithsonian's annual Board of Regents meeting at the Smithsonian Hirschorn Museum, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Federal contract workers call for better pay and benefits at the annual Smithsonian Board of Regents meeting on Monday.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 20, 2014

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The U.S. transports Kurdish weapons to Kobani, disturbing reports of sexual violence in South Sudan and a very dirty Beijing Marathon.

Rubio Plans To Pursue Travel Ban Legislation

Rubio plans to introduce the new legislation in November when the Senate returns to session.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 20, 2014

U.N. human rights experts condemn Detroit for shutting off water to residents, Nigeria is declared ‘Ebola-free,’ and Iraqi aid need far outstrips capacity.