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  • Statement from Ed Royce, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs:

    Hugo Chavez was a tyrant who forced the people of Venezuela to live in fear. His death dents the alliance of anti-U.S. leftist leaders in South America. Good riddance to this dictator.

    Venezuela once had a strong democratic tradition and was close to the United States. Chavez’s death sets the stage for fresh elections. While not guaranteed, closer U.S. relations with his key country in our Hemisphere are now possible.
    by anthony.derosa edited by Matthew Keys 3/5/2013 11:13:18 PM
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Islamic State targeted in 30 air strikes by U.S., allies

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies have staged 30 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq since Wednesday, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday.