[This document was produced about a member of the first central committee comrade Shahid — Sarbaharapath] This comrade left his bright student life and cut relation with other party to join the East Bengal Workers Movement. His that role is appreciable. At that situation of organization, it was a time when it was more [...]
New York, December 18, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report on journalists killed in relation to their work....
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) slammed the Obama administration for exchanging imprisoned aid worker Alan Gross with Cuba for three Cuban spies. Menendez calls it a dangerous precedent and one that absolves the Castro regime’s behavior. Show More Summary
United States policy toward Cuba has long been a politically contentious issue, but the split is not always along party lines.
We’ve received word of committees Georgia Senators have been assigned to in the new Congress: David Perdue: Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Budget Foreign Relations Judiciary Special Committee on Aging Johnny Isakson Finance Foreign...Show More Summary
On July 17, 2013, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to consider the nomination of Samantha Power to be America’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. She was an unusual choice. Although she had been a professor at...Show More Summary
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed Thursday to authorize the ongoing U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State terror group. However, the measure prohibited the use of ground troops in the mission to defeat ISIS. The authorization...Show More Summary
Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee decided that half-assing wars is what they do best, so they voted to limit the use of ground forces in operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria according to Stars & Stripes; The bill would prohibit President Barack Obama from deploying large-scale ground forces for combat but makes some […]
Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is issuing a subpoena demanding MIT economics professor Jonathan Gruber produce all documents related to his Obamacare consulting work for the federal government and any state governments. Show More Summary
The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed Jonathan Gruber, seeking information on his work and income related to the Affordable Care Act.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved Sen. Melendez' draft of an Authorization for the Use of Force against ISIS. It has a three year sunset provision, unless reauthorized. It also provides that the 2001 Authorization for Use of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday narrowly approved the first formal authorization for the Obama administration's 5-month-old military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
President Barack Obama’s nominee for the job of deputy secretary of state, Antony Blinken, was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday but faces Republican opposition before the full Senate.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report, “affectionately” known as the “Torture Report,” on the CIA’s antics relating to “terrorist” prisoners. The report is basically a cliff notes version of the over 6,000 page classified official document. Show More Summary
On Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will debate and vote on an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. The committee will likely consider AUMF provisions barring the use of U.S. ground troopsShow More Summary
The Stars & Stripes reports that Secretary of State John Kerry has warned the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that they shouldn’t take tools out of the President’s tool box in regards to the use of force in Iraq and Syria against ISIS/ISIL/Islamic State; The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is weighing a war authorization after months […]
Secretary of State talks military action against ISIS with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the question of putting boots on the ground in the fight against the Islamic State.
At long last the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote this week on an authorization for the use of force for the war against ISIS that started in early August. There is little doubt that a majority of the committee supports the use of force against ISIS. Show More Summary
During a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Rand Paul made a last-minute effort to force a vote on a declaration of war against the Islamic State, or ISIS, terror group, tying his proposal to an unrelated bill concerning clean drinking water around the world. Sen. John McCain disagreed.