Combat Forces

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First new Afghan officers graduate

A lot is riding on the shoulders of Afghan army officer cadet Haji Mohammed Afghan and his colleagues.They are the class of 2014, the first group of officers to graduate from the new Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA).Many will soon lead infantry ... [Published MSN New Zealand - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Defeat of Isis cannot be achieved without ground troops, says Tony Blair | Politics

Tony Blair: 'They [Islamic State] can be contained by air power, but they can’t be defeated by it.' Photograph: Chris Jackson/PA Britain must be prepared to join a wide coalition of countries in deploying ground troops, including special forces, to combat ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The Complete Hypocrisy of Obama and His Iraq Policy

Had to bring this up from below (thanks to “John Frank”) Obama is restarting the war that never really ended. He, with help from Hillary Clinton, Samantha Power, Susan Rice and Valerie Jarrat, launched a similar crazy military campaign in Libya. How ... [Published NO QUARTER - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Obama: 'It's the world' against ISIS

President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum in...For the second week in a row, President Obama’s weekly address to the nation focused on his effort to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.Obama promised ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

House backs Obama plan to arm rebels

United States lawmakers took their first tentative step towards approving President Barack Obama's strategy against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants when the House backed a controversial plan to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels. In ... [Published Asiaone - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Iran could lead fight against ISIL if U.S. ‘fails miserably’: Kerry

TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the task of defeating ISIL could fall to Iran and Syria if the United States was “failing miserably” in its effort to defeat the terrorists.    Kerry made the suggestion as he faced hostile questions ... [Published Tehran Times - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Valeev: fresh Minsk consensus will help to reduce the number of victims

The agreement between the Kyiv authorities and militias about breeding combat forces and weapons at certain distances is a step in the right direction, This will give the possibility to exclude artillery fire on residential neighborhoods and to reduce ... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Obama renews vow to keep U.S. troops out of a "ground war" against Islamic State

Washington Post: The Obama administration struggled Wednesday to explain how its strategy to defeat Islamic State militants will play out in Iraq and Syria as President Obama underscored that no American ground combat forces will be deployed in the f ... [Published I360 Gov - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 6 reports

Obama Renews Pledge To Keep Combat Forces Out Of Iraq, Syria

4 min 19 sec DownloadPresident Obama's remarks came as Congress votes to approve more military trainers in the region to aide the fight against the group that calls itself the Islamic State. ... [Published NPR - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Pentagon opens door to ground troops in Iraq

By Julian E. BarnesWASHINGTON -- America's top military officer raised the prospect that limited U.S. ground forces would be needed to battle Islamic State militants if fighting in Iraq grows more difficult. That prospect could test President Barack ... [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Australia ‘not to do combat ops in Iraq’

Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian troops in Iraq will not engage in combat operations in the crisis-hit country. “If we have military advisers with the headquarters of Iraqi security forces and with Peshmerga forces, obviously they’ll ... [Published Press tv - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Dempsey: Open to US Combat Forces on the Ground 'If Circumstances Evolve'

Tuesday testifying at a hearing on the ISIS strategy before the  Senate Armed Services Committee, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey said that if circumstances on the ground warranted it he would recommend U.S. combat boots on the ground in ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 16 2014]

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"If this was the first march out of RMC (Royal Military College Duntroon) or Sandhurst, imagine the weight on those soldiers" he said
Tony Blair: "They [Islamic State] can be contained by air power, but they can’t be defeated by it." Photograph: Chris Jackson/PA Britain must be prepared to join a wide coalition of countries in deploying ground troops, including special forces, to...
"And yet this is a serious political line to cross to suggest that there may be a requirement for some US troops to deploy forward."
"We are not doing this as of yet. The truth is that Islamism, unless fundamentally reformed, is incompatible with modern economies and open-minded, religiously pluralistic societies. This truth has to be recognised."

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First new Afghan officers graduate [Published MSN New Zealand - 1 hour ago]
The Syrian Kurds fleeing Isis add to headaches ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
Campaign Against the Islamic State:Key Issues a... [Published Seoul Times - 2 hours ago]
Obama may have to send troops [Published The Moderate Voice - 2 hours ago]
Defeat of Isis cannot be achieved without groun... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
US military struggles to preserve options in Is... [Published DNA India - 10 hours ago]
Defeat of Isis cannot be achieved without groun... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 14 hours ago]
Fort Carson commander LaCamera talks Afghanista... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - 16 hours ago]
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in ... [Published Sharenet - 19 hours ago]
The Complete Hypocrisy of Obama and His Iraq Po... [Published NO QUARTER - 23 hours ago]
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - 23 hours ago]
House backs Obama plan to arm rebels [Published Asiaone - Sep 20 2014]
Iran could lead fight against ISIL if U.S. ‘fai... [Published Tehran Times - Sep 20 2014]
Obama: 'It's the world' against ISIS [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 20 2014]
Valeev: fresh Minsk consensus will help to redu... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 20 2014]
Shepard Smith to Josh Earnest: Admin's Anti-ISI... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Sep 20 2014]
Congress not finished with Obama and ISIS [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Sep 19 2014]
Let's retire 'boots on the ground' [Published Chicago Now - Sep 19 2014]
The Islamic State continues long tradition of u... [Published Manila Times - Sep 19 2014]
NATO chiefs of defense meeting in Vilnius to di... [Published Lithuanian Radio and TV - Sep 19 2014]
Szczecin Corps NATO HQ is Essential [Published US Embassy Poland: Warsaw - Sep 19 2014]
Jim Hagedorn: Protecting citizens must be our t... [Published Winona Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Obama's "no boots on the ground" pledge should ... [Published Cleveland.com - Sep 19 2014]
Aid Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State? Your... [Published USA Today - Sep 19 2014]
White House, military divided on use of troops ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Obama, Pentagon split on troops to fight ISIL [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
PA, NJ lawmakers vote to back Obama plan to fig... [Published Philly.com - Sep 19 2014]
World will be at Iran, Syria’s mercy if US fail... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 19 2014]
Rift widens between Obama, U.S. military over s... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Some of Md. delegation push for ISIS limits [Published Cecil Whig - Sep 19 2014]
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Obama may have to send troops [Published The Moderate Voice - 2 hours ago]
WASHINGTON — President Obama is adamant that the war against the Islamic State will not escalate to the use of U.S. ground troops. But the more I see and hear of his strategy, the more I fear that “mission creep” — even if the president resists ...
The Complete Hypocrisy of Obama and His Iraq Po... [Published NO QUARTER - 23 hours ago]
Had to bring this up from below (thanks to “John Frank”) Obama is restarting the war that never really ended. He, with help from Hillary Clinton, Samantha Power, Susan Rice and Valerie Jarrat, launched a similar crazy military campaign in Libya. How ...
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - 23 hours ago]
Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship . Even as the administration has received ...
Shepard Smith to Josh Earnest: Admin's Anti-ISI... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Sep 20 2014]
When White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest made his first Fox News appearance in that role, he may have thought that having Shepard Smith interview him would make the exercise a relative cakewalk. It didn't happen. Even though Smith, as Matt Sheffield ...
Hagel Clarifies: US Forces Will Be on the Groun... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
Thursday at the House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating ISIS, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel attempted to clarify President Barack Obama's insistence that he is not committing U.S. troops to another war in Iraq by parsing ...
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