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News Roundup and Notes: October 28, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

U.S. forces continued to target ISIS over Sunday and Monday, carrying out four strikes in Syria and a further seven airstrikes in conjunction with partner nations in Iraq.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 27, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

The U.S.-led coalition stepped up its air campaign against the Islamic State over the weekend. American forces have carried out six strikes in Syria since Friday and, along with partner nations, a further 34 strikes in Iraq.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 24, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

U.S. military forces carried out six strikes in Syria on Wednesday and Thursday, and a further nine strikes along with partner nations in Iraq, targeting ISIS militants around Mosul Dam, Bayji oil refinery, and Fallujah.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 23, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

OTTAWA SHOOTINGS

The Canadian capital suffered its second terrorist attack this week when a gunman fatally shot a soldier guarding the National War Memorial before entering the Canadian Parliament building and firing multiple shots yesterday.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 22, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

American military forces carried out four airstrikes near Kobani over Monday and Tuesday, and a further three strikes with partner nations in Iraq, including around the Bayji oil refinery, Mosul Dam, and Fallujah.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 21, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Islamic State militants launched a series of attacks on Kurdish troops in northern Iraq yesterday in what has been described as a renewed push for territory.…   continue »

News Roundup and Notes: October 20, 2014

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish troops to cross its border into Syria to assist in the fight against the Islamic State in Kobani, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today.…   continue »