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Foreign Policy Magazine - John Hudson
The Obama administration's new plan to break the stalemate in Syria is running into bipartisan opposition in Congress, raising fresh doubts about whether military aid promised to the Syrian rebels will arrive anytime soon, if at all.
Fox News - Chad Pergram
The House of Representatives on Friday approved a non-binding resolution backing Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas rocket attacks.
The vote comes as Hamas-fired rockets stream into Israel's airspace, though most are being intercepted by Israel's advanced defense system.
The House adopted the resolution by unanimous consent, and there was no roll call vote.
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise - Peter Urban
Over the last several months, the world has watched an unraveling situation between Ukraine, Russia and the peninsula of Crimea. The struggle reached a boiling point last month when protestors overthrew the corrupt leadership of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who was collaborating with Russian President Vladimir Putin and intending to force greater ties between the two countries—in direct opposition to the majority of Ukrainians who prefer closer ties to the European Union (EU).
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) recently joined five House members in visiting Israel, where the group met with senior Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Cole had the opportunity to learn more about the U.S.-Israeli relationship, a valuable partnership with America’s closest friend in the region.