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CORKER SUPPORTS BILL TO TRAIN VETTED, MODERATE SYRIAN OPPOSITION IN FIGHT AGAINST ISIS

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today issued the following statement after voting for a three-month authorization to arm and train the moderate Syrian opposition in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS): “Thus far, the administration has been sophomoric, vague and unprepared to define an approach to ISIS that meets any test of seriousness. I am willing to give the administration three months to try to develop a training program in hopes it can be a small seed for a building block to create the coalition they have cited. By December 11... [continue]

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September 17, 2014 - At a hearing with Secretary of State John Kerry on the U.S. strategy to defeat the terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the Obama administration was exhibiting the “worst judgment possible” by not seeking explicit authorization from Congress for the use of military force against ISIS. View All Videos
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May 24, 2014 - In Paldiski, Estonia, Sen. Corker meets with Army PFC Steven Nunley from Winchester, Tenn.
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