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Pentagon Announces Multinational Assistance For Iraq

The seven nations will provide arms and equipment to Kurdish forces battling the terrorist group the Islamic State, which has taken control of much of northern Iraq

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Hagel Warns Of Long-Term Operations In Iraq Against Militants

Hagel referred to the terrorist group as barbaric and warned of their threat to the U.S., the Secretary also discussed the secret military operation in Syria, which the public learned of Wednesday

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Pentagon Announces Failed Hostage Rescue Mission

The rescue operation, conducted “earlier this summer,” was an attempt to free American hostages believed to be held in Syria by the terrorist group, the Islamic State

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Pentagon Considering More Troops In Iraq

While the decision is still underway, U.S. senior officials say that no more than 300 U.S. military personnel would travel to Baghdad

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Pentagon: Surplus Military Equipment Has Helped Cops

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked for additional information on the program.

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Pentagon Conducts Most Aggressive Airstrikes Yet In Iraq

Over the weekend, the U.S. military announced that it has conducted 35 airstrikes in northern Iraq, claiming the recapture of the Mosul Dam by Iraqi security forces.

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Pentagon Announces Bergdahl Investigation In Final Stages

While the lead investigator, Army Gen. Kenneth Dahl, has completed his interviews with Bergdahl, the Pentagon says that additional witness may be called upon

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Pentagon Assures Commitment To Asia

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel returned Wednesday Night on his sixth trip to the region, with plans of visiting the Asia Pacific region four more times in 2014

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Pentagon Denies Iraqi Rescue Mission

The Guardian reported that more than 100 US marines and special forces landed on Mount Sinjar in Iraq to rescue the thousands of Yazidi’s trapped by ISIS.

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WH Would Consider Ground Troops To Assist Refugees In Iraq

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The report stressed that the situation would only be considered if it was given to the White House as a recommendation from the recently-deployed military advisors in Iraq.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – August 29, 2014

The World in 2:00

David Cameron warns of terror risks in the U.K., Malaysia Airlines axes 6,000 jobs, and severe drought from California to Central America.

You Don’t Know What ‘Libertarian’ Means

Don’t ask a libertarian, because most of them don’t know.

UK Raises Terror Threat Level Over ISIS, U.S. Declines

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are unaware of any specific, credible threat to the U.S. homeland,” Jeh Johnson said.

The Soviet Union Folds, Hurricane Katrina Splashes Down And the Air Force Loses Six Nukes

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

Click here for: Friday, August 29

● Poll: Obama foreign policy isn’t tough enough

● Millipede invasion is blocked at border

● Cable boxes go on a power diet

● Suit targets tuition breaks for illegal aliens

● New profile of the 113th Congress

● Labor official stole union funds