December 11, 2014

Senate committee votes to authorize fight against Islamic State

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: Los Angeles Times

Journalist Paul Richter

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday narrowly approved the first formal authorization for the Obama administration's 5-month-old military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Read the full article at Los Angeles Times.


  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...