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Egypt pushes for UN action on Libya jihadists | Egypt Independent

Egypt pushed for action against jihadists in Libya ahead of a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday but faced reluctance from Western powers who stressed the need for a political solution. After launching air strikes against Islamic State group targets in … Continue reading

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Two-thirds of French oppose Syria action: poll

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Middle East Expert Says Don’t Rush To War With Syria As Obama leaves the G20 with what the Guardian titled ‘a fragile coalition’, a well-respected expert of the Middle East warns about Obama’s rush to attack Syria. Fawaz Gerges stated: … Continue reading

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Syria: What happened to diplomacy? “The Obama administration’s diplomatic efforts thus far have largely focused on winning Russian support to rebuke Assad, rather than finding a lasting solution. …It has been clear for some time now, however, that Assad is … Continue reading

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The 5 ways that Congress is splitting on Syria “A fair number of Republicans and Democrats in both chambers sit with this group. Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W. Va.) expressed a view Saturday that sums up the feelings of many … Continue reading

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