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Ramadi's Fall To ISIS Revives Questions About U.S. Strategy Steve Inskeep talks to Ali Soufan, a former FBI agent and CEO of The Soufan Group, about how the U.S. should shape its strategy to stop the self-proclaimed Islamic State from taking Iraqi cities.
NPR.org | May 20, 2015 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Palestinians Plan New Tack Against Israel: Soccer Sanctions The Palestinians have placed a proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, on the agenda for FIFAs annual congress.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 07:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Israel: Florida Woman Dies Hiking A tourist from Florida died Tuesday while hiking during a heat wave in Israel on a trail to the ancient Jewish fortress of Masada.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Insurgents Continue Advance in Syria, Keeping Pressure on Government Forces The advance was carried out by the same coalition of Islamist groups that seized the provincial capital, the city of Idlib.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House Wont Upend ISIS Strategy While the groups capture of Ramadi had been a setback, administration officials said that President Obamas strategy of conducting airstrikes while relying on Iraqi forces on the ground had yielded gains.
New York Times | May 20, 2015 12:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqs Sunni Strategy Collapses in Ramadi Rout Most Sunnis, after years of upheaval, just want to try to carve out a place in Iraqs society, but the arrival of the Islamic State has made that even harder.
New York Times | May 19, 2015 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemeni volunteers come to aid of beleaguered civilians Yemeni volunteers come to aid of beleaguered civilians
BBC News | May 19, 2015 6:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
On the frontline in Anbar province BBC journalist visits frontline in Iraq's Anbar province
BBC News | May 19, 2015 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fleeing Ramadi residents face tough choices Ramadi residents face tough choices after IS takeover
BBC News | May 19, 2015 2:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran Sets Trial Date for Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian Mr. Rezaian, who is accused of spying for the United States, will go on trial with his wife and a third defendant on May 26.
New York Times | May 19, 2015 1:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend