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The Coalition Fighting ISIS, Clinton's Campaign Tightrope and Holiday Book Suggestions

November 27, 2015
95% of airstrikes in Syria conducted by U.S. forces, Clinton's "fine line" on foreign policy and must-read books.
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Medal of Freedom Awarded to ‘a Class Act’ Group of 17

November 25, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday to an eclectic mix of Americans from the sciences, arts, sports, politics and human rights, some of them household names and others who he indicated should be.
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Obama: Taking every step possible to keep us safe

November 25, 2015
As millions of Americans plan to travel for the Thanksgiving weekend, President Obama​ sought to reassure the country that law enforcement and intelligence agencies are working to prevent any terrorist attacks in the wake of the Paris attacks that left 130 people dead. "As we go into Thanksgiving weekend, I want the American people to know is that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe," Obama said.
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Obama: ISIS "must be destroyed"

November 24, 2015
President Obama and French President Francois Hollande renewed their shared commitment to continue the fight against ISIS, less than two weeks after terrorists killed 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris. "This barbaric terrorist group, ISIL or Daesh, and its murderous ideology poses a serious threat to all of us," Obama said. "It cannot be tolerated. It must be destroyed. And we must do it together."
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François Hollande Meeting With Obama on ISIS Strategy

November 24, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Obama planned to welcome President François Hollande of France to the White House on Tuesday to map out the future of the international campaign against the Islamic State as pressure rose for a more aggressive approach.
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Obama to Hollande: Stay the course against Russia

November 23, 2015
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
U.S. officials fear Putin is hoping more aggressive action against ISIL in Syria will forestall an extension of economic sanctions over Crimea.

How has the Paris attack shifted the U.S. fight against ISIS, refugee policy and the 2016 campaign?

November 20, 2015
The U.S. looks ahead after the recent attacks in Paris and how it affects the 2016 election.
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Nothing to Fear vs. Fear Itself

November 19, 2015
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
Amid international crises stirring a deep unease in the American electorate, the Obama administration and the Republican Party are offering voters two starkly different viewpoints: Nothing to fear versus fear itself.
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