David Schenker

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Name: David Schenker
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Air strikes in Syria May Have Unintended Consequences

WASHINGTON, D.C. -After months of anti-ISIS rhetoric, words have been followed by action, a ir strikes in Syria by the U.S. and its allies for the first time."We were very, very precise, very careful about what we were dropping and making sure that we ... [Published KMEG 14 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

US missiles target IS militants in Syria

Updated 9:03am : Dozens of Islamic State and al-Qaeda militants are reported to have been killed in precision raids on Syria by the United States and its Arab allies.The Pentagon says they were surgical strikes reacting to intelligence reports that terror ... [Published Farming - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Arab Bank : Jordan unlikely to retaliate against US over Arab Bank case

Former US terrorism finance analyst to "Post": America will have Jordan's back regarding this case.Jordan is unlikely to retaliate against the US over the federal court verdict on Monday, which found the country's Arab Bank liable for providing material ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iran, Syria and Other Assorted Challenges an Anti-ISIS Coalition Faces

With Middle Eastern leaders mired in disputes, consumed by rivalries and besieged by conflicting interests, President Barack Obama’s job of forging a global coalition to fight the jihadist Islamic State—a group that menaces all of them—is extremely c ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State Campaign Tests Obama’s Commitment to Mideast Allies

– MIL/ NDTV - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-17 military transport plane, he cradled his head ... [Published International Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Can Obama's coalition of "frenemies" stamp out ISIS?

The nearly 40 nations committed to fighting ISIS together don't always see eye to eye, to put it mildly.Foreign policy experts say that the cooperation of so many countries, with at times conflicting interests, is a positive sign as the U.S. attempts ... [Published CBS News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq's New Government Approved

O n Monday, the Iraqi Parliament officially named Haider al-Abadi as Iraq’s new prime minister. The Parliament also approved most of his proposed cabinet.Abadi promised Parliament he would confront the Islamic State militants who have seized large parts ... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Zionists are freaking about about Jordan

"You couldn't imagine a worse scenario" that the collapse of the Jordanian government, said David Schenker, a former senior Pentagon official who now directs the program on Arab politics at the Washington Institute. "Everybody agrees that the stability ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Defeat ISIS Without Abetting Evildoers

Articles & Op-Eds David SchenkerAlso available inNew York Daily NewsSeptember 10, 2014Hesitance among U.S. regional allies and short-term expediency are no excuse to align with the regimes in Iran and Syria.The gruesome beheadings of two American journalists ... [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Back to Iraq — but for how long?

Military officials are signaling that the fight against Islamist militants in Iraq could take years, raising the possibility of a new, open-ended military commitment that lasts beyond the Obama presidency.Tony Blinken, the White House’s deputy national ... [Published The Hill - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan’s growing economic troubles could aid jihadist recruitment

As Jordan deals with growing economic difficulties and civil disturbances, jihadists from al-Qaida’s Nusra Front and the Islamic State could try to take advantage of the circumstances by gaining new recruits, a study finds.The author of the study, David ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan's Energy Decision: Go with Israel

Policy Alert Simon Henderson and David SchenkerAlso available inSeptember 3, 2014Today's draft agreement will have to withstand domestic and foreign pressure on Amman.The announcement of a planned energy deal between Israel and Jordan will be followed ... [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Sep 04 2014]

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"there are a lot of complications in this operation as we go forward but we have no other choice, other than to go onon the offensive and hit these groups in the middlethe middle east before they come to the united states to our shores and hit us" said Schenker

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Syria's 'moderate' rebels say they need weapons... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 25 2014]
Air strikes in Syria May Have Unintended Conseq... [Published KMEG 14 - Sep 24 2014]
US missiles target IS militants in Syria [Published Farming - Sep 24 2014]
Arab Bank : Jordan unlikely to retaliate agains... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
Iran, Syria and Other Assorted Challenges an An... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 22 2014]
ISIS battle tests Obama’s commitment to Mideast... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 17 2014]
Islamic State Campaign Tests Obama’s Commitment... [Published International Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment... [Published Hartford Courant - Sep 17 2014]
Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment... [Published AlertNet - Sep 17 2014]
Syria’s FSA say they need weapons, not training [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 15 2014]
Can Obama's coalition of "frenemies" stamp out ... [Published CBS News - Sep 12 2014]
Iraq's New Government Approved [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Sep 11 2014]
Defeat ISIS Without Abetting Evildoers [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Sep 10 2014]
Zionists are freaking about about Jordan [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 09 2014]
Back to Iraq — but for how long? [Published The Hill - Sep 05 2014]
Jordan’s growing economic troubles could aid ji... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 05 2014]
Preventing ISIS Inroads in Jordan [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Sep 04 2014]
ISIS May Pose A Growing Threat To Jordan; Amman... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 04 2014]
ISIS May Pose A Growing Threat To Jordan; Amman... [Published International Business Times - Sep 04 2014]
Jordan's Energy Decision: Go with Israel [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - Sep 04 2014]
To pay or not to pay ransom [Published New York Daily News - Aug 31 2014]
Egypt Asks Russia for Anti-Tank Missiles, Warpl... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 13 2014]
Analysis: What Are U.S. Options In Iraq? [Published WSJ.com Video - News - Jun 19 2014]
Syria Cheats [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jan 30 2014]
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Zionists are freaking about about Jordan [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 09 2014]
"You couldn't imagine a worse scenario" that the collapse of the Jordanian government, said David Schenker, a former senior Pentagon official who now directs the program on Arab politics at the Washington Institute. "Everybody agrees that the stability ...
Egypt Asks Russia for Anti-Tank Missiles, Warpl... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 13 2014]
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has asked Russia to supply Egypt with high-tech fighter jets, attack helicopters, and anti-tank missile systems, according to regional reports. Sisi made the request in Moscow Tuesday during a meeting with his ...
Analysis: What Are U.S. Options In Iraq? [Published WSJ.com Video - News - Jun 19 2014]
The White House is signaling it wants a new government in Iraq and is holding out the option of targeted actions. David Schenker, director of the Arab politics program at the Washington Institute joins the News Hub with Sara Murray. Photo: Getty ...
Syria Cheats [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jan 30 2014]
Tuesday, during the State of the Union Address, President Obama boasted that “American diplomacy, backed by the threat of force, is why Syria’s chemical weapons are being eliminated.”  The assertion was premature. In early January, Syria’s Bashar Assad ...
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