Jamie Tarabay

Al Jazeera America

Guest

Senior staff writer at Al Jazeera America and author of A Crazy Occupation: Eyewitness to the Intifada; former contributing editor at Atlantic Media; former White House Managing Editor for National Journal; former Baghdad Bureau Chief for National Public Radio

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Yesterday, General Martin Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Senate committee he might have to ask the President for ground troops to go back to Iraq, this time to…

Obama Promises No Ground Troops in Iraq

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Fethullah Gülen  is an Islamic spiritual leader said to influence millions of Turks, including members of the police and the judiciary.

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