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US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday, the Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. Continue reading →

Top military officer contradicts Obama, says ISIS not ‘contained’

Tuesday America’s top-ranking military officer found himself at odds with the nation’s commander-in-chief over his claim that the Islamic State was “contained” – an assertion President Obama had made before the Paris terror attacks. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, gave a dim assessment when asked during a House Armed Services Committee hearing whether that’s the case.

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ISIS Campaign Tab at $1B, Could Top $22B A Year

The taxpayers get screwed again. American airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq have already cost nearly $1 billion and could cost as much as $22 billion a year if a ground forces are sent to the region to tackle the threat, a new report estimates.

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