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An Israeli F-15 I fighter jet launches anti-missile flares during an air show at the graduation ceremony of Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, on June 27, 2013. (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Officials: ‘We Don’t Need America To Take Care Of Threats To Israel’

While Israel conducted a joint missile test with the United States over the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday, Israeli leaders expressed concerns about comments recently made by President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry.


File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Obama Should Not Have Asked Congress For Approval To Strike Syria

Sen. John McCain says he will support President Barack Obama’s request to intervene in Syria if the move would “reverse the situation on the battlefield.”


Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to members of the media after a vote on the Senate floor on  June 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Corker: ‘I Do Think Action Is Going To Occur’ Militarily Against Syria

The ranking Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican is urging a “surgical” U .S. air strike against Syria in reprisal for Bashar Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.