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Kaine introduces authorization for use of military force amendments to defense bill

Senator Tim Kaine introduced two amendments to the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act focused on the war against ISIL.


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Kaine renews call for authorization of war on ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine attended a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on counter-ISIL operations and Middle East strategy.


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Tim Kaine statement on President Obama address on terror, ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on the President’s address to the nation this evening.


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Tim Kaine reiterates call for Congress to authorize military action against ISIL

In the wake of the Paris attacks last week, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Jeff Flake, both members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, took to the Senate floor today to renew their call for Congress to debate and vote on an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL.


On making promises to women and girls: It’s time to make them real

Recent headlines have been bleak for women and girls in the developing world: the Islamic State runs a system of sex slaves for its recruits; terrorists in Nigeria kidnap girls to marry their soldiers; women can be shot for going to school or splashed with acid if their in-laws don’t like their dowries.


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Tim Kaine statement on one-year anniversary of war against ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on the one year anniversary of the beginning of U.S. airstrikes against ISIL (August 8, 2014).


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Tim Kaine criticizes year of inaction on ISIS

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, took to the floor to decry the fact that a year has gone by without a meaningful debate and vote on the U.S. mission against ISIL.


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Tim Kaine to hold Facebook Q&A on ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will hold a Facebook Q&A to discuss the importance of passing a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL.


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Robert Hurt: Obama must develop plan, seek authorization to defeat ISIL

Like all Americans, my grave concerns about the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have only grown over the past 10 months.


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Kaine, Flake introduce bill to authorize use of force against Islamic State

On the 10-month anniversary of the U.S. launching military action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced a bipartisan Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) as an amendment to the State Department reauthorization bill being considered in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week.


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Tim Kaine: Congress has not earned the right to criticize ISIL strategy

Today, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the U.S. strategy against ISIL, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, pushed back against Congressional criticism of the Obama administration’s strategy in Iraq & Syria, along with calls for additional ground troops, while Congress remains unwilling to be held accountable for asking U.S. servicemembers to risk their lives.


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White House: President Obama addresses ISIL, trade agreement in quick remarks

We’re going to continue to go after ISIL, get a strong deal that prevents Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. And as part of our agenda for middle-class economics, it means that we’re going to continue to pursue strong trade agreements that benefit American workers and American businesses.


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Sen. Warner seeks assurances from Pentagon on safety of U.S. military personnel publicly identified by ISIL

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, sought assurances today from the U.S. Department of Defense that reasonable and appropriate steps are being taken to protect 100 American military personnel, more than a dozen from Virginia, publicly identified and targeted for violence by Islamic State extremists.


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Sen. Kaine presses for clarity on ground troops in action against ISIL

During a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine questioned Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey on the proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL, announced by President Obama last month.


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Bob Goodlatte: ISIS in America

With increasing regularity, Americans are bearing witness to the depravity of terrorists claiming the mantle of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, but also sometimes referred to as ISIL.


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Robert Hurt: The threat of ISIL requires clear, bold action

It has been more than six months since President Obama addressed the nation about the growing threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and commenced air strikes against its forces.


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Peace group critical of Obama ISIL use of force request

In response to President Obama Wednesday morning sending proposed language for an Authorization of use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIS to Congress, Peace Action, the largest peace group in the U.S. released the following statement by its policy and political director, Paul Kawika Martin.


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Robert Hurt on President Obama request for use of force authorization against ISIL

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after the President released a draft Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).


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Mark Warner on President Obama request for use-of-force authorization against ISIL

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on President Obama’s proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL.


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Tim Kaine continues push for Senate debate, vote on mission against ISIL

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his call for the President to send a draft Authorization for Use of Military Force to spur Congress to debate and vote on the mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).


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Tim Kaine raises issue with ISIL strikes

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement today, five months after the start of U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIL on August 8, 2014.


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Use of force against ISIL provisions pass Senate Foreign Relations Committee

An Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIL, including key limitations on ground troops and duration advocated by U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


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Warner, Kaine hail wins for Virginia in congressional defense bill

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 has cleared a key Senate hurdle and will now advance to a vote on final passage.


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Tim Kaine presses case for Senate ISIL vote

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine continued his months-long push for a meaningful, transparent debate and vote on an authorization for U.S. military action against ISIL.


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Tim Kaine statement on Ashton Carter appointment to Defense post

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to serve as the nation’s next Secretary of Defense.