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Pentagon Has Sold Weapons To Israel Since Gaza Conflict Began

DoD Press Secretary said On July 20th Israel requested ammunition from the Pentagon, three days later the weapons “were therefore delivered to the Israeli Defense Force.”

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Pentagon To Send DoD Advisors To Ukraine, Assessing Additional Support

The team will travel to Ukraine next week, compromising of 3-5 DoD civilians and contractors with expertise “to address their mid- and long-term needs through support for defense institution building, training, education, and other assistance.”

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Pentagon: Russian Forces Continue Movement Along Ukraine Border

Pentagon Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby considers the Russian forces “capable across a wide spectrum of military operations.”

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Hagel Phones Ukraine Counterpart, Pledges Support

Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey requested additional security assistance from the U.S. during the phone call, but the Pentagon would not specify what type of aid was requested.

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Hagel Offers To House Additional Undocumented Children, Extend Base Leases

The Pentagon currently houses 2,500 undocumented children, on three military bases, who have fled Central America where crime is on the rise.

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House Committee Calls For Post-9/11 Anti-Terrorism Reforms

Lack of congressional oversight on terror efforts is costing American taxpayers millions, says House Homeland Security committee chairman.

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Pentagon: Separatists Likely Had Russian Help

The SA-11 Russian-built surface-to-air missile system could have easily been crossed into the border of eastern Ukraine with the assistance of the Russians, the Pentagon said.

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Hagel Reviewing First Assessments On Iraq

The assessments, conducted over a three week period, will be used to determine how the U.S. can assist the Iraqi Security Forces in combating militant groups inside the country.

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Cheney Criticizes Obama On Iraq, Faces Hecklers

Cheney argued that the primary objective of any presidential administration should be to rebuild the capacity of the U.S. military, “not food stamps, or highways or anything else.”

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Afghanistan A List Of Challenges Post Election

“We call on all Afghan leaders to maintain calm.”

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House Approves $694 Million Border Spending Bill, Votes To End DREAMer Program

But the legislation has virtually no chance of becoming law.

Hoyer: Republican Border Efforts “Useless”

“What we do today will be useless. A show. A form without substance. A pretense,” the Minority Whip said.

Obama: “We Tortured Some Folks”

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“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a press conference at the White House. “We did things that are contrary to our values.”

Obama Condemns Hamas, Calls For Release Of Israeli Soldier

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“If they are serious about resolving the situation, that soldier should be unconditionally released as soon as possible.”

Obama Slams Republicans On Border Crisis

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“They’re not even trying to solve the problem,” Obama said. This is…just so they can check a box before leaving town tomorrow.”

Gaza Receiving Only 11% Of Needed Electricity

An Israeli strike took out the territory’s sole power plant.