Tag: Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare

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Satellites Show Hundreds of Makeshift Islamic State Oil Refineries in Iraq

Satellite images show that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has constructed hundreds of makeshift refineries in Iraq to offset the losses from U.S.-led airstrikes against the oil infrastructure that fuels and funds the jihadist group to the tune of tens of millions of dollars per month.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) take part in a welcoming ceremony on January 23, 2016 in the capital Tehran.

Republicans: Obama Sanctions Relief Helps China Corp Sell Spy Gear to Iran

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC), chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, and 22 other Republicans wrote a letter opposing sanctions relief by the Obama administration for a Chinese corporation accused of providing spy gear to Iran.

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34 Lawmakers Demand Answers on ‘Altered’ ISIS Intel Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and 33 other Republican lawmakers wrote a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, expressing outrage over allegations that senior intelligence officers at U.S. Central Command altered their assessments of the U.S. military efforts against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria to make it appear that President Obama is winning the war.