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Jihadists Killing American Soldiers September 18, 2014
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Meanwhile, back in Afghanistan … Bill Roggio reports that jihadists have killed four American soldiers. Three were killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul and the Taliban have claimed responsibility. A fourth was killed in a so-called “green-on-blue” assassination. He was an American there to train “moderate Islamist allies” at a military base in western Afghanistan, and one of these Afghans shot him dead and wounded two others before finally being killed. It was the fourth green-on-blue attack this year. The last one, in August, claimed the life of Major General Harold Greene, the highest ranking American officer since the Vietnam war to be killed in combat—being murdered by a jihadist in an Afghan military base while training moderate Islamists … Roggio observes the Taliban “have devoted significant efforts to stepping up attempts to kill” U.S. and allied forces."
Unanimous Consent Request—S. 2779 September 18, 2014
Ted Cruz, R-TX
"As the American people are now painfully aware, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has emerged as the new face of the radical terrorist threat that has bedeviled the West in recent decades. This virulent jihadist group—so extreme they got kicked out of Al Qaeda, which I will note is not easy to do—is rampaging across Syria and Iraq in a campaign of oppression and genocide, including the relentless targeting and murder of Christians, of Jews, of Muslim minority sects, Yazidis—indeed, any who do not share their radical Sunni theology."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 18, 2014
Rand Paul, R-KY
"Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center noted that the transfer of Qatari weapons to targeted troops has the same practical effect of transferring the weapons to al-Nusra, a violent jihadist group."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 16, 2014
Trent Franks, R-AZ
"We must make no mistake about it, Mr. Speaker. It was the vacillation and the tepid and inept leadership of President Obama that brought us where we are today, and, now, even though this administration is still inexplicably unwilling to admit it, we do, indeed, face a jihadist enemy that is more dangerous than ever, and it is now more vital than ever that this Congress, the President of the United States, and the American people commit ourselves to doing whatever is necessary to destroy this enemy before its insidious hand reaches into the heartland of America."
Bank On Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act—Motion To Proceed— Continued September 11, 2014
Bill Nelson, D-FL
"I know some of the hearings are starting next week. Later this afternoon the Senate will have a classified briefing on the threat of ISIS. Many of us have already had a number of those briefings and know this is a threat like we have not faced before—not only because of the savagery but also the fact that they are well organized, they have a jihadist mission, and they are well funded."

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