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Feinstein Dings Obama as 'Too Cautious' With ISIS

Republicans similarly unhappy with 'we don't have a strategy'

(Newser) - Republicans were today again busily piling on President Obama's strategy— or lack thereof —against Islamic State militants, but this week they were joined by a pretty prominent Democrat: Dianne Feinstein. "I’ve learned one thing about this president, and that is he’s very cautious," said... More »

Congress Blocks US Arms for Syrian Rebels: Report

Sources say intelligence committees are freezing funding to send weapons

(Newser) - Both House and Senate intelligence committees have voted to stop sending military aid to Syrian rebels by freezing the funding intended to ship arms, sources say. According to the Hill , the decision was made last month, amid fears that the weapons would end up in the hands of Islamist militants.... More »

House Intel Chair Wants Jail for Leakers

Obama calls idea administration was involved 'offensive'

(Newser) - Barack Obama vehemently denied that his administration was behind any recent national security leaks today, as Congress turned up the heat on the issue. "The notion that the White House would purposely release classified national security information is offensive, it's wrong, and people, I think, need to have... More »

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