Spencer Ackerman

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Name: Spencer Ackerman
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Syria says US gave notice of airstrikes

09/23/2014 Spencer Ackerman, U.S. national security editor at The Guardian, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reports that Syria was informed by the U.S. before airstrikes against ISIS targets, and how big the operation appears to be by the U.S. and ... [Published MSNBC - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama to address US military members on campaign against Isis – live updates

Welcome to our live coverage of President Obama’s speech at Central Command , near Tampa, Florida, where he will deliver remarks at 11.50am about US operations against Isis militants in Iraq and Syria.Obama is currently at MacDill air force base and thanking ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Joint Chiefs chairman says ground troops may be required to fight ISIS

Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey says no ground troopsto fight Iraq except maybe on a "case-by-case" basis. Speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, General Martin Dempsey said that while President Obama has ruled out sending ground troops ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Whatever it takes to defeat the Islamic State

In this instance, the Pentagon has it right. The Islamic State terrorists are a threat to world security, and there is no place for them. Combating the Islamic State to a successful conclusion is essential because it communicates to others of this ilk ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

We Don’t Know Whether We’re at War with ISIS

The president and his top cabinet secretaries and military officials appear to be unsure of whether the United States is at war with ISIS. Or, perhaps, they simply can’t stick to a single story.Consider the following:“The notion that the United States ... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Hagel testifies to Congress on US offensive against Isis – live

Good morning and welcome to our live blog coverage of the first official testimony by defense secretary Chuck Hagel about the expanding US military offensive against Isis militants in Iraq and Syria. Hagel is scheduled to testify alongside Martin Dempsey, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Obama’s Isis plan a way for perpetual war

by Trevor TimmIn a speech that would make Dick Cheney proud, the president told us (and the Pentagon repeated) this week that we are at war with Islamic State (IS) “in same way we are at war with Al Qaeda and its affiliates” – a war that will go on indefinitely, ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Seven key points from Obamas Isis speech and what they actually mean

The Guardian Friday 12th September, 2014On Wednesday night, Barack Obama delivered a speech filled with euphemisms, questionable statements, caveats, omissions and even the occasional truth. Spencer Ackerman combed over and annotated theRead more ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Seven key points from Obama's Isis speech and what they actually mean | World news

On Wednesday night, Barack Obama delivered a speech filled with euphemisms, questionable statements, caveats, omissions and even the occasional truth. Spencer Ackerman combed over and annotated the Isis speech in full, to serve as a reader’s guide to ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Private plane crashes off Jamaican coast with New York couple aboard – as it happened | World news

Norad suspects the pilot of the unresponsive airplane is unconscious due to hypoxia, a lack of oxygen, Norad spokeswoman Jennifer Stabnyck, a Canadian Army captain, tells Guardian US national security editor Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman[1]). “We suspect ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's 'no strategy' remark sends supporters into tailspinning damage control

President Obama listens in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington...Although President Obama is no stranger to the occasional careless remark, he has in recent months forced his most ardent supporters to defend an unusual ... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd

by #Yazidi women living in construction site in Zakho after fleeing Sinjar. Heart-breaking stories and tragedy not over. http://t.co/I5HjtWLQ7B —jane arraf (@janearraf) August 26, 2014While the White House views the operation to break the siege on Mount ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 28 2014]

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Syria says US gave notice of airstrikes [Published MSNBC - 5 hours ago]
Why Afghanistan's 'Underground Girls' Skirt Tra... [Published Afghanistan News Center - 9 hours ago]
LTTE member Vany Kumar : How many LTTE Terroris... [Published LankaWeb - 17 hours ago]
Obama to address US military members on campaig... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
We Don’t Know Whether We’re at War with ISIS [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 16 2014]
Whatever it takes to defeat the Islamic State [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
Joint Chiefs chairman says ground troops may be... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
Obama’s top general says we might need 'boots o... [Published VOX.com - Sep 16 2014]
Joint Chiefs chairman says ground troops may be... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 16 2014]
Joint Chiefs chairman says ground troops may be... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 16 2014]
Chuck Hagel testifies to Congress on US offensi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
Um, Here's a Map That Shows Where Americans Use... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Sep 15 2014]
Why Did Obama Refer to Anti-Terror Campaigns in... [Published AllGov - Sep 15 2014]
Um, here’s an, uh, map that shows where America... [Published Quartz - Sep 15 2014]
ISIS Propaganda War on the Front Line of Cybers... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 15 2014]
Obama’s Isis plan a way for perpetual war [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 13 2014]
Obama Charged with 'Imperial Hubris' Unmatched ... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 13 2014]
Obama's legally dubious Isis campaign is just a... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 13 2014]
Obama’s Goal to Make ISIS More Like Yemen and S... [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 13 2014]
Experts: Obama’s legal justification for the wa... [Published VOX.com - Sep 12 2014]
Seven key points from Obamas Isis speech and wh... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 12 2014]
Seven key points from Obama's Isis speech and w... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
Obama "Strategy" to Bomb Syria, Escalate in Ira... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 12 2014]
Obama's Islamic State Speech Worries Some in Co... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 11 2014]
War Powers, and the War on ISIL in Iraq and Syria [Published Daily Kos - Sep 11 2014]
In Fight Against ISIL, Obama Finds Himself Faci... [Published American Prospect - Sep 11 2014]
Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about Oba... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 11 2014]
Fear Of Terror Attack Soars to 9/11 High [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
Fear Of Terror Attack Soars to 9/11 High [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
Private plane crashes off Jamaican coast with N... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 06 2014]
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Joint Chiefs chairman says ground troops may be... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 16 2014]
Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey says no ground troopsto fight Iraq except maybe on a "case-by-case" basis.Speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, General Martin Dempsey said that while President Obama has ruled out sending ground troops ...
Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about Oba... [Published Ezra Klein - Sep 11 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
Fear Of Terror Attack Soars to 9/11 High [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
The recent scaremongery of the plebeians is complete (most recently by NY Rep. King's CNBC appearance proclaiming "I'm not trying to scare people, but..." ). In an apparent Bush deja-vu-ism, as Obama prepares the nation to accept the need for another ...
A Degrading Strategy? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 04 2014]
by Jonah Shepp President Obama’s statement yesterday that the US intends to “degrade and destroy” ISIS raised a few questions about just what he meant by that. Spencer Ackerman observes that the statement adds to the conflicting rhetoric coming ...
The Plight Of The Yazidis Isn’t Over, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Dish Staff #Yazidi women living in construction site in Zakho after fleeing Sinjar. Heart-breaking stories and tragedy not over. http://t.co/I5HjtWLQ7B — jane arraf (@janearraf) August 26, 2014 While the White House views the operation to ...
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