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Obama: US Intelligence Underestimated Militants in Syria

Σεπτεμβρίου 29, 2014 Σχολιάστε

obama golfingU.S. intelligence agencies underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become “ground zero” for jihadists worldwide, President Barack Obama said in a CBS television interview broadcast on Sunday.
Conversely, the United States overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the militant groups, Obama said in a 60 Minutes interview taped on Friday, days after the U.S. president made his case at the United Nations for action.

Earlier Sunday, U.S.-led airstrikes hit three oil refineries near Syria’s border with Turkey early Sunday in the ongoing offensive against Islamic State militants………..……… EL AN………………EL Ethnos

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British Lawmakers Approve UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Iraq

Σεπτεμβρίου 26, 2014 Σχολιάστε

david-cameron UK vs ISIS 26 SEPT 2014The British parliament voted on Friday in favor of UK airstrikes against ISIL (Islamic State) militants in Iraq as part of the international effort to curb the advance of the fundamentalist group across the Middle East.

A total of 524 lawmakers in the House of Commons voted ‘yes’ while only 43 were against the decision. The motion need at least 481 votes in support to be passed.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron said earlier Friday that the Islamic State group poses a serious threat to the country’s national interests as well as to the global security. …….. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

Lavrov urges to respect Syria’s sovereignty in struggle against Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)

Σεπτεμβρίου 22, 2014 Σχολιάστε

sergei lavrov mid ru  itar tassRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed the importance of coordinated actions of the world community to rebuff the terrorist group Islamic State, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday…

MOSCOW, September 21. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United States Secretary of State John Kerry had a telephone conversation on Sunday to discuss ways of rebuffing the terrorist group Islamic State, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, adding that the conversation had been initiated by the U.S. side…….

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