Lawrence J Korb

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Name: Lawrence J Korb
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Leubsdorf: Obama’s difficulty pivoting on foreign policy

DALLAS — President Barack Obama’s first-term foreign policy was epitomized by success in fulfilling his campaign promise to end the U.S. role in Iraq and by the stunning U.S. Special Forces killing of Osama bin Laden.Obama’s second term, however, seems ... [Published Chippewa Falls Online - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's IS plan and its Middle East champions

–In his speech on Wednesday, US President Barack Obama outlined the US-led efforts to coordinate a global response against the Islamic State group (IS), underlining the importance of an international coalition of willing partners: "American power can ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving West Toward Syria

The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad’s war-ravaged country. More ... [Published Swampland - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 4 reports

U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving West Toward Syria

A Kurdish fighter primed for action against ISIS in the northern Iraq town of Khazir on Sunday. Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters It looks increasingly like the U.S. will start attacking targets thereThe U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing ... [Published Time - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

ISIL Strike Fees Add Up on Cash Strapped Pentagon

The United States has pledged to destroy Islamic State extremists operating in Iraq and Syria, but experts maintain that America's cash-strapped military shouldn't expect any extra money to fight this new foe.President Obama announced Friday that the ... [Published Military.com - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

With an OK from Congress, the US Can Declare War on ISIS

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday vowed that the U.S. government would pursue the terrorist group ISIS “to the gates of Hell” – while President Obama defined the mission as one to “degrade and destroy” them.In the wake of the brutal murder of a second ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

The cost of going back to Iraq

br />The cost of current U.S. military operations in Iraq may be on the rise. But the tab is low compared to the Iraq war that ran from March 2003 through December 2011. On Tuesday, President Obama authorized additional troops to be deployed to ... [Published AdBanks.net - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Future of US action against ISIS

09/02/2014 Unconfirmed reports by SITE Intelligence Group reveal that ISIS has murdered US journalist Steven Sotloff. Ed Schultz, Rep. John Garamendi, fmr. Assist. Secy of Defense Lawrence Korb and Michael O'Hanlon discuss. ... [Published MSNBC - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Analysts: Terrorism Concerns to Reshape Future U.S. Defense Budget

Some analysts forecast that the current threat picture will prompt U.S. lawmakers to address defense spending issues when they return from their August recess, Defense News reported Sunday .John Bennett writes that President Barack Obama and top Pentagon ... [Published Executive Gov - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Taking action against ISIS?

08/28/2014 President Obama reemphasized and made it clear that the United States will not stand idly by as ISIS commits horrific crimes against humanity. Ed Schultz and Fmr. Asst. Secy. of Defense Lawrence Korb discuss. ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

NightSide – Larry Korb Discusses ISIS

BOSTON (CBS) – The terrorist group ISIS has dominated the news this week, after they posted the horrific video of American journalist James Foley’s execution online for the world to see. Officials at the Pentagon have said the group represents an unprecedented ... [Published CBS Boston - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Gov. Nixon Sent The National Guard to Ferguson. What Will It Do?

A primer on America’s oldest military forceOn Monday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, seeking to control a nine-day protest in Ferguson after the shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer, announced that he would deploy the National ... [Published Time - Aug 18 2014]

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...Discussing the appropriate military response, Korb added that "the question becomes what you have [on the ground] in syria."
"In 1968 we had 500,000 troops in the ground in Vietnam, and we had a balance budget," Korb said. "ya know why? we had a war surtax."

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Leubsdorf: Obama’s difficulty pivoting on forei... [Published Chippewa Falls Online - Sep 12 2014]
Obama's IS plan and its Middle East champions [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 11 2014]
ISIL does Israel's dirty work in ME region [Published Islam Times - Sep 10 2014]
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published Time - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published Swampland - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published The China Blog - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
ISIL Strike Fees Add Up on Cash Strapped Pentagon [Published Military.com - Sep 07 2014]
With an OK from Congress, the US Can Declare Wa... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
The cost of going back to Iraq [Published AdBanks.net - Sep 04 2014]
The cost of going back to Iraq [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 03 2014]
Future of US action against ISIS [Published MSNBC - Sep 02 2014]
Analysts: Terrorism Concerns to Reshape Future ... [Published Executive Gov - Sep 02 2014]
Taking action against ISIS? [Published MSNBC - Aug 28 2014]
NightSide – Larry Korb Discusses ISIS [Published CBS Boston - Aug 27 2014]
Can US defeat Islamic State without help from A... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 26 2014]
Obama’s worldview under microscope [Published Washington Post - Aug 24 2014]
Obama officials talk of 'defeating' Islamic Sta... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 23 2014]
Philanthropy in a Time of Polarization [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Aug 20 2014]
Gov. Nixon Sent The National Guard to Ferguson.... [Published Time - Aug 18 2014]
Gov. Nixon Sent The National Guard to Ferguson.... [Published TIME.com - Aug 18 2014]
Gov. Nixon Sent The National Guard to Ferguson.... [Published Swampland - Aug 18 2014]
Why Islamic State fighters are winning in Iraq [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 17 2014]
How Police Departments Became Armies [Published Jalopnik - Aug 14 2014]
Anti-nuke protesters bike around Washington on ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 10 2014]
Activists mark Hiroshima and Nagasaki in seven-... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 10 2014]
Retired General Explains Why The US Military Pu... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 08 2014]
Why the US Military Puts Israel, Gaza in Europe [Published Military.com - Aug 07 2014]
Veterans-aid law likely to live long [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 07 2014]
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U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published Swampland - Sep 08 2014]
The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad’s war-ravaged country. More ...
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad’s war-ravaged country. ...
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published The China Blog - Sep 08 2014]
The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad’s war-ravaged country. More ...
U.S. Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 08 2014]
The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad’s war-ravaged country. More ...
The cost of going back to Iraq [Published AdBanks.net - Sep 04 2014]
br />The cost of current U.S. military operations in Iraq may be on the rise. But the tab is low compared to the Iraq war that ran from March 2003 through December 2011. On Tuesday, President Obama authorized additional troops to be deployed to ...
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