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A Syrian Refugee Family Begins Again in California
More than 40 days after Aya and her Syrian family, the Al Jawabras, moved from Jordan to the U.S., her fifth-grade teacher was using this particular day in November 2015 to discuss the Paris attacks and the subsequent backlash against refugees. "OK, so most of you are aware, there's been a lot of
The Army Chaplain Who Quit Over 'Unaccountable Killing' of Obama’s Secretive Drone Program
As a witness to the removal of fallen U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Army Chaplain Christopher John Antal can’t recall a time when that solemn ceremony wasn’t conducted without the presence of drones passing along the horizon. They were sleek and quiet, making a gentle humming noise as they flew
What's Straining America's Relationship With Saudi Arabia
As President Barack Obama departs on his fourth visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a summit with Gulf Arab leaders, ABC News takes a look at some of the issues that have brought tensions between the old allies to an all-time high during this administration. 9/11 There has always been a great
Saudi-Iran Crisis: Why It Matters in the Fight Against ISIS
2016 is off to a bad start in the Middle East. Divisions between Sunni and Shia factions flared up violently after the Saudi government executed a top Shia cleric, Sheik Nimr al-Nimr, as part of a mass execution of 47 people on Jan. 2. The Saudi government claimed the executed individuals were
'This Week' Transcript: The Battle Against ISIS
Below is the transcript for "This Week" on February 15, 2015. It may contain errors and will be updated. UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Starting right now on ABC THIS WEEK, breaking news -- terror in Denmark . A suspect killed in a shootout overnight. Was a cartoonist on al Qaeda's hit list the terror target?
'This Week' Transcript: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Below is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of This Week: Terror Flash Point. All of Europe on edge. In London, police on their highest alert ever. In Belgium , a plot foiled in its final hours. Soldiers now deployed on the streets. It's a
'This Week' Transcript: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on December 14, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Now on ABC This Week. Developing this morning, stunner in the skies: a Russian military plane narrowly avoids a collision with a passenger jet. What has officials so alarmed? The CIA and torture:
The President and the Prince
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ROYAL VISIT: This morning, President Obama will host Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, for a meeting in the Oval Office. This will be Prince William’s first visit to Washington, DC. According to the White House, Obama “looks forward to thanking ...
5 Things You May Have Missed This Weekend
The death of an American journalist held captive in Yemen during a failed rescue attempt dominated headlines. Here are five other things that happened this weekend. 1. Landrieu Loses LA Senate Race to GOP Rep. Cassidy The final outstanding Senate race of 2014 was decided Saturday night when
Meet Ashton Carter
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ASH CARTER IS THE GUY: President Obama will announce his intent to nominate Ash Carter as the next Secretary of Defense during an event at the White House today, ABC’s DEVIN DWYER reports. The President will be joined by Secretary...