Canada’s ISIS fight stance understood by U.S. senators at Halifax meeting

November 21, 2015

“U.S. senators attending a global security meeting in Halifax say they should be able to work out a strategy with Canada as the new Liberal government moves forward with plans to halt aerial bombing of ISIS in the Mideast…” CBC NEWS:  Canada’s ISIS fight stance understood by U.S. senators at Halifax meeting

Connecticut senator to participate in security conference

November 21, 2015

“Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is participating in an international security forum in Canada where he’ll be talking with U.S. allies about efforts to defeat the Islamic State group. “Murphy is expected to discuss his push to tighten immigration laws, particularly the visa waiver program…argues under current regulations, foreign visitors from any of the 38 participating countries […]

U.S. senators in Halifax welcome Canadian pledge to train Iraqi troops

November 21, 2015

“The Canadian government’s decision to increase training for troops on the ground in the fight against ISIS is a key requirement in defeating the terrorist organization, according to American senators at the Halifax International Security Forum…” HALIFAX CHRONICLE HERALD: U.S. senators in Halifax welcome Canadian pledge to train Iraqi troops Michael Gorman

Kaine: ‘Scar Tissue’ from Iraq, Afghanistan Impacts Global Strategy

November 21, 2015

“As the situation in Syria grinds on and members of the global community consider increasing military action to fight the Islamic State group, a top US Senator today defended the US reluctance for large-scale military intervention…” DEFENSE NEWS: Kaine: ‘Scar Tissue’ from Iraq, Afghanistan Impacts Global Strategy Aaron Mehta

U.S. expects F-35 to be part of Canada’s next jet competition

November 21, 2015

“The Pentagon expects the new Canadian government to allow Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35 fighter aircraft to compete to replace Canada’s aging CF-18 jets, despite the Liberal Party’s stated opposition to the planes, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said on Saturday…” REUTERS: U.S. expects F-35 to be part of Canada’s next jet competition Phil Stewart