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WHOLE ORGANIZATION, PUT YOUR OPINION ABOUT IN WHICH LEVEL CERTAIN COMRADE SHOULD BE KEPT (FEBRUARY 1973)

[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 [...]

CPJ TO RELEASE ANNUAL REPORT ON KILLED JOURNALISTS

New York, December 18, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its annual report on journalists killed in relation to their work....

Senate Dem.: Obama Has 'Vindicated The Brutal Behavior of the Cuban Government'

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

Foreign Relations Committee Split on Release of Gross

United States policy toward Cuba has long been a politically contentious issue, but the split is not always along party lines.

Georgia Senators Receive Committee Assignments

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

In the Land of the Possible

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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

Senate Committee Authorizes ISIS Fight Without Ground Troops

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

Senate; half-assing the next war, too

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 […]

Darrell Issa Subpoenas Jonathan Gruber's Obamacare Documents, Including Contracts and Work Product

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

Rep. Issa’s Committee Subpoenas Gruber Over Obamacare Work

The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed Jonathan Gruber, seeking information on his work and income related to the Affordable Care Act.

Senate Committee Approves Draft of Authorization for Use of Force Against ISIS

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! ]]

Senate committee votes to authorize fight against Islamic State

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.

Senate Committee Approves Blinken for No. Two State Department Post

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.

What The CIA’s Torture Report Says About Our Society

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

Report on CIA Torture Shows Need for Limiting ISIS AUMF

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

Obama wants authorization for “boots” in Iraq

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 […]

Kerry Shadow Boxes in War Powers Debate

Secretary of State talks military action against ISIS with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Verbatim: Boots on the Ground?

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.

This Week Senate Democrats Can Limit the ISIS War

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

Rand Paul Forces Congress to Vote on Declaring War on ISIS

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.

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