A United States Special Operations team tried and failed to rescue James Foley and other Americans held hostage in Syria during a secret mission earlier this summer authorized by President Obama, senior administration officials said Wednesday.
President Obama said Wednesday that the United States "will be vigilant and we will be relentless" against Islamic State militants and would "do what's necessary to see that justice is done" following the videotaped execution of an American journalist.
The Aspen discussion mirrored the official debate taking place in Washington. The balance of Republicans and Democrats was roughly equal, and the conclusions were somewhat more hawkish than Obama administration policy. But, like the White House, the group
James Foley was drawn to the drama of the conflict in Syria and trying to expose untold stories. "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people." Foley´s mother said.
A traffic jam in Moscow. We're not there yet. So far, Russia has gone no further than slapping a ban on U.S. and EU food imports. But President Vladimir Putin has said restricting car imports remains an option.