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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

...night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country...journalists ? and captured large swaths of Syria and northern and western Iraq.U...self-declared capital in Raqqa in northeastern Syria. Military officials have said the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-09-22/pentagon-us-partners-begin-ai
Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...C., were among 273 House lawmakers to vote in favor of funding the training operation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., voted no. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

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Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

...With the beginning of what may be an extended air campaign over Syria and Iraq, this may be a good time to take an in-depth look...likely.In sum, as we analyze the ongoing air campaign over Syria and Iraq, it is important to ask the strategic questions and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/air-power-while-
John Barrow, Joe Wilson support bill to train Syrians; Paul Broun does not

...Rather than supporting relatively unknown opposition groups in Syria to battle the forces of the so-called 'Islamic State...the training operation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIL, or ISIS.The Senate passed the bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-09-19/john-barrow-joe-wilson-support-
'The language of force'

...audience during his address to the U.N. General Assembly, two days after expanding an American-led military campaign into Syria against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. "Those who have joined ISIL should leave the battlefield while they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-25/language-force
Look at Obama's actions

...networks to regain strength. He drew a red line in the sand in Syria, then walked away and did nothing when the Syrian regime crossed...no immediate strategy for the growth of the Islamic State in Syria, even though he has known about the threat for more than a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-09/look-obamas-actions
Silence is conspicuous

...is a peaceful religion, but it's been known throughout history that they are a warring people. What's going on now in Syria, Iraq, etc., is so unbelievably heinous, yet barely a peep from American Muslims condemning it. Their silence speaks volumes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-14/silence-conspicuous
Commit to win

...religious minorities in seized territories throughout Iraq and Syria."We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country...expanded airstrikes in Iraq and strikes for the first time in Syria, where for the past three years he has resisted military involvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/commit-win
Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...southern Turkey and a sliver of eastern Syria. MANY FACTORS have stood in the way...of ISIS militants over large regions of Syria and northern Iraq has resurrected fresh...violent eruption of the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, a ragtag but highly trained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/radical-islamist
'A martyr for freedom'

...40-year-old freelancer in northwest Syria would make the West cower and recoil...swallowed up territory across Iraq and Syria.European nations, home to thousands of...in Berlin.Foley, who went missing in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012, fearlessly documented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/martyr-freedom