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President Obama said on Wednesday that he would seek specific authorization from Congress for the military campaign against the Islamic State.

Republicans will control the three top Senate committees dealing with U.S. foreign policy and national security: foreign relations, armed services and intelligence.

At the current casualty rate, the Afghanistan National Security Forces cannot be sustained.

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Syrian activists said the first of 150 Iraqi Kurdish fighters have arrived in Kobani to help Syrian Kurds in their fight against Islamic State militants.