Archive: 6/17/2014
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  6/17/2014, Sivan 19, 5774

Obama Holds Consultation on Iraq


U.S. President Barack Obama met with the full roster of his national security advisers on Monday night, to discuss the threat to Iraq from Sunni insurgents.

The meeting included Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Attorney General Eric Holder, and national security advisor Susan Rice. Also attending were U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, CIA Director John Brennan, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey.