[ltr]Thursday, October 2/06 November 2014 07:00[/ltr]
[ltr][You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he was seeking a new mandate from Congress in the next few weeks, the US military campaign against al "Daash" taking a new approach to get the support of Congress to fight.
Obama made the announcement at a news conference after his Democratic Party suffered a great loss in the midterm elections on Tuesday, which resulted in the dominance of the Republicans on the Senate.
Obama said "the world needs to know that we are united behind this effort and that the members of our military men and women deserve a clear and unified support."
She says the US administration since the start of the campaign last August that it has a mandate to act against Daash] in Iraq and Syria, under the mandates of Congress approved after the September 11, 2001 attacks on America, before the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Obama said, "We have now an enemy of a different kind, a different strategy should be organized partnership with Iraq and other Gulf states and the international coalition differently."
He added that it needs to be a new authorization to use military force to express that this "is not only our strategy during the next two months Oalthelath months but our strategy in the future."
He said he would discuss the matter with Democrats and Republicans leaders in a meeting at the White House on Friday.
He said some members of both parties that it needs a new mandate from Congress to include the air campaign against Islamic militants and the state teams of military advisers were sent to Iraq to help rebuild the Iraqi armed forces. End
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.][/ltr]