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U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington on Aug. 21, 2014. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. Explores Options Against the Islamic State

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a ceremony for the anniversary of D-Day on June 6. (SEAN GALLUP/Getty Images)

Ukraine, Russia and Europe Prepare for Negotiations in Minsk

Iranian MPs and ministers attend the parliament for the impeachment process of Minister for Science, Research and Technology, Reza Faraji Dana in Tehran on August 20. (BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

In Iran, a Cabinet Member's Ouster Reveals a Divide in Government