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Graham: U.S. Should Shore Up Arab Allies To Fight 'Neighbor From Hell' ISIS

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 3:25pm

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican candidate for president, also called for a "time out" on the U.S.'s Syrian refugee program "until we can ensure we have proper vetting."

Republicans In Congress Call For Pause In Refugee Resettlement

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 3:14pm

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Republicans in Congress are seeking action limiting President Obama's plan to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States.

Paris Attacks Ignite Debate Over U.S. Refugee Policy

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 3:14pm

The Paris attacks have ignited a debate over whether Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States. What is the process for selecting and vetting such refugees to ensure they do not pose a security risk?

Before Bernie Sanders, There Was This Socialist Candidate

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 1:04pm

Eugene V. Debs, who went to prison for his socialist beliefs, gave a famous speech in Ohio in 1918 urging resistance to the World War I draft.

House Republicans Create Task Force On Syrian Refugees

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 12:09pm

House Speaker Paul Ryan calls for a "pause" on America's Syrian refugee program, to give Congress time to evaluate the national security risks.

Invited By Obama To 'Pop Off,' John McCain Just Did

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 9:14am

In an interview with Morning Edition, the Republican senator criticized the administration's strategy against ISIS, following the president's remarks Monday.

More Governors Oppose U.S. Resettlement Of Syrian Refugees

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 8:50am

After originally questioning what authority he had to keep refugees out, Iowa's governor joined others in asking the federal government not to bring Syrian refugees into his state.

Sen. McCain On ISIS: I'd Rather Fight Them Overseas Than Here

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 6:45am

Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, about the ISIS threat, U.S. governors not wanting to accept Syrian refugees and the possibility of peace in Syria.

U.S. Governors Balk At Taking In Syrian Refugees

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 5:09am

After last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, governors across the U.S. say they won't take Syrian refugees — citing the risk that terrorists could use the program to slip into the country.

Colorado Town Ponders Accepting Guantanamo Detainees

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 4:13am

The White House will soon send Congress its proposal to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A Colorado town that hosts a federal and state prison debate taking in the detainees.

After The Paris Attacks, Some Stories Weren't True

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 7:28pm

Big events like the terror attacks always lead to several incorrect headlines.

France's National Front Leader Criticizes Hollande's Response To Paris Attacks

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:18pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Marine Le Pen, a French politician who is the president of the far-right National Front, the largest political party in France in 2014.

The Real Debate: 2 Very Different World Views On Terrorism

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:51pm

American politics are more divided than at any time in modern history — and that rift is as wide as it gets when it comes to foreign policy, something made very clear after the Paris attacks.

Paris Attacks Put Pressure On Germany To Tighten Its Refugee Policy

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:26pm

The Paris attacks increase pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to tighten German refugee policy. There's evidence suggesting one suspect entered Europe with the migrants coming ashore in Greece.

Several U.S. Governors Come Out Against Resettling Syrian Refugees

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:26pm

More than half a dozen governors have come out against Syrian refugees being resettled in their states. The backlash follows terrorist attacks in Paris and heightened security concerns in the U.S. At least one of the identified terrorists had ties to Syria.

Sweeping Reactions From Politicians Over Syrian Refugees In U.S.

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:20pm

Governors in more than a dozen states have asked the federal government not to resettle any more Syrian refugees in their states, as presidential candidates also question the ability to screen them.

Supreme Court Won't Take Up Case Over Planned Parenthood Documents

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:04pm

Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia voted to hear the case over whether documents from Planned Parenthood of Northern New England should be turned over to an anti-abortion group.

After Paris, Governors Say They Will Oppose Efforts To Resettle Refugees

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 2:35pm

Despite the growing list of governors stating they will no longer resettle people from Syria, it's not clear whether states have the legal authority to keep the refugees out.

Rep. Schiff Adds Insight Into The Origin Of The Paris Attacks

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 6:35am

Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, about what is known concerning the Friday night attacks in Paris, which are blamed on ISIS.

Paris Attacks Dominate U.S. Political Debates

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 4:07am

The attacks shifted the focus of the presidential campaign, as candidates debate over national security. Presidential candidates have been forced to address how they would handle the threat from ISIS.




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