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Candidates Should Face Tests on Iraq and Libya

Albert Hunt, Bloomberg Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Richard Engel: Forget Victory Against ISIS, They’re “Effectively Taking Over” Libya

RICHARD ENGEL, ISTANBUL, NBC NEWS: I would not be overly optimistic that ISIS are "back on their heels," frankly. There have been some advances in Baghdadi that the government is talking about, the Kurds who took that strategic supply route a couple of weeks ago are still advancing, and there is a Shi'ite militia massing […]

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Pentagon claims no advance warning of Egyptian airstrikes against ISIS in Libya

In a reminder that relations with Egypt have remained strained since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi, the Pentagon said Wednesday it was not given any advance warning by the Egyptian air force before it conducted airstrikes against ISIS training camps in eastern Libya Monday. Full News here – FOX News

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Libya Debacle Casts Shadow on Obama Plans

Chris Stirewalt, FOX NewsPresident Obama had better leave some blank spaces in the next draft of his proposal to Congress for a “right-sized” war to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Key U.S. ally Egypt has now bombed ISIS targets in Libya, which is some 700 miles away from what we were are told is […]

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Megyn Kelly to Psaki: Libya, Yemen Policy “At A Minimum Is In The Midst Of Failing;” Psaki: “As It Relates to Libya, You’re Right”

MEGYN KELLY, KELLY FILE: Jen, the problem that the United States has now is it appears that the policy we pursued in connection with the Arab Spring from December 2010 forward has failed, and at a minimum is in the midst of failing. We had to pull out of Syria, our embassy. We had to […]

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Sen. Paul Criticizes Libya Intervention as ‘Hillary’s War’

Republican Sen. Rand Paul told voters the U.S. intervention in Libya has been an “utter disaster” that empowered radical Islamist groups. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Britain Says Libya Hostage David Bolam Released

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Foreign Office says a teacher who had been held hostage by militants in Libya for the past four months has been safely freed and reunited with his family. In a statement Saturday night, the Foreign Office identified the former hostage as David Bolam, a teacher at the Benghazi European School, and […]

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Raw Video: Fighter Jet Crashes Into City Block In Tobruk, Libya

Libyan fighters claimed to shoot down a plane belonging to the militia forces of General Khalifa Haftar. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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U.S. Believes Closed Embassy in Libya Is Secure

A State Department official said Monday it believes the closed U.S. Embassy compound in Libya remains secure, and an Islamist militia group apparently is guarding it. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama: Elections mark ‘milestone’ for Libya

President Obama says Libya’s parliamentary elections mark a “milestone” in the country’s transition toward democracy.   Full News here – FOXNews.com

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