Bashar Assad

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Franken Welcomes Obama Plan On Islamic State

Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he’s happy to have the outlines of a plan to combat the threat of Islamic State militants but that he wonders what effect it will have on recruitment for the terror group, including in Minnesota communities.


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Perry: Obama Overdue In Call For Assad To Quit

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says President Obama’s call for the resignation of the Syrian president is long overdue.