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On Iraq question, Jeb Bush stumbles and the GOP hopefuls pounce

May 14, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush came face-to-face here Wednesday with the perils of carrying a politically divisive family name, skirmishing with voters over the Iraq war and continuing to struggle with how to differentiate himself from his brother.
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Marco Rubio: I’m ready to become commander in chief

May 14, 2015
Michael Crowley, Katie Glueck | POLITICO
In a Wednesday foreign policy address, Marco Rubio staked a claim to being the Republican presidential field’s toughest -- and most qualified -- candidate on national security, capping a four-year effort to cultivate expertise in an area of top concern for GOP voters.
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Why did Saudi King Salman pull out of Camp David talks?

May 11, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the King of Bahrain won’t be attending President Obama’s summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David, instead sending officials in their place.The State Department denied it's a snub, triggered by concerns about the U.S. pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss.
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King’s Absence at Meeting Signals a Saudi-U.S. Marriage Adrift

May 12, 2015
Peter Baker, Michael Shear | The New York Times
The decision by King Salman of Saudi Arabia to skip a summit meeting called by President Obama reflects a new reality for two nations that for generations shared goals in the Middle East but that are now at odds in fundamental ways.
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Will There Be Any Breakthrough From Kerry-Putin Meeting?

May 12, 2015
Indira Lakshmanan, John Walcott | Bloomberg
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin for their first direct talks after two years filled with tension over Ukraine and other conflicts.
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