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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Israel criticized for attack on Syrian air base, central to Iranian military supporting Assad

Israel is faced international blowback Tuesday over the bombardment of Syria’s largest air base, a center for the Iranian military effort to support Syrian President Bashar Assad. Lebanon announced it would More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Syria chemical attack: over 500 exposed in weapons attack, mostly ‘women and children’

A deadly chemical attack hit the rebel-held suburb of Douma, east of Damascus, killing dozens and putting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government back in the headlines and crosshairs of western leaders. Rescue More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Obama admits failure on Syria: ‘At least we tried’

Former President Obama struggled during a panel conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, admitting that the two leaders were unsuccessful in stopping the conflict, “despite our best efforts.” donkeyhotey More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Syrian chemical gas survivor rebukes Hillary Clinton’s claims, praises Trump, recent strikes

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on  Newsroom seemed shocked by her guest, Kassem Eid, a 2013 chemical weapons attack survivor, and his praise of Donald Trump and the attacks on Islamic State. Eid even refuted the claims More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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California Rep Barbara Lee speaks out against Syrian air strikes

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against the Syrian government: “The US strikes in Syria last night, conducted without Congressional authorization, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Rex Tillerson: Syria’s chemical attack proves that Russia failed

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attacked Russia, saying it had failed to prevent Syria from carrying out a chemical attack on a rebel-held town last week. Speaking on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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US Source tells BBC that ISIS using chemical weapons, mustard gas and blister agents

Islamic State is alleged to have developed and used warfare poisonous agents in the areas under their control. Russia’s Foreign Ministry says ISIS now has the scientific documentation necessary to produce More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Israeli airstrike inside Syria targets weapon storage location to prevent arms moving to Hezbollah in Lebanon

Israeli warplanes conducted an airstrike against a Syrian military facility Thursday, US officials have confirmed. Israel is believed to be limiting the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah who has close ties to the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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John Kerry presses for UN actions against Syria after latest report

The US has called for a binding UN resolution on Syria’s chemical weapons next week, as a senior Syrian official said the country’s conflict has reached a stalemate. donkeyhotey [email protected] John More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Assad promises to have chemical weapons destroyed within one year

Syrian President Bashar Assad said he is committed to the chemical weapons agreement and vowed to hand over the country’s chemical arms to be destroyed. He added that the plan will cost around $1 billion and take More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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President Obama waives federal law preventing arming terrorist so America can aid Syrian rebels

President Barack Obama on Monday announced he would waive the federal law intended to prevent the supply of arms to terrorists groups so the U.S. can provide arms and other military assistance to the Syrian rebels, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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President Obama urges US attack on Syria but says ‘some of Assad’s opponents are extremists’

President Obama is speaking out to garner support for military intervention in Syria, against the Bashar al-Assad, targeting the regime for alleged use of chemical weapons. President Barack Obama delivers an address More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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US intervention in Syria, Movie Reviews with MediaMikes.com and Ami Sallee from Patel Conservatory

SEPTEMBER 7 Our guests include: Ami Sallee, Patel Conservatory theater department chair to discuss the upcoming “Quest for the Stars” and theater classes More info on Quest for the Stars – here Coverage More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Putin calls in John Kerry’s ‘off the cuff’ comments, Syria may surrender chemical weapons to avoid war

In the wake of an off-the-cuff blunder, Secretary of State John Kerry might have accidentally given Russian President Vladmir Putin the opportunity to seize the international diplomatic waters and buy Syria some More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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President Obama attempts to backpedal on red line, ‘I didn’t set a red line’

President Obama’s “red line” on Syria isn’t quite as straightforward as it’s been made out to be. The president is facing a complicated decision on Syria. With the White House now expressing “very little More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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Senate committee votes to move ahead on Syrian intervention, full Senate vote next week

The Senate foreign relations committee voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. Syria’s Bashar al-Assad may be More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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Russia PM Vladimir Putin says US intervention in Syria is ‘act of aggression’ adds John Kerry is lying

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the US Congress had no right to approve the use of force against Syria without a decision from the UN Security Council, and that doing so would be an “act More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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John Kerry refuses to call Syria chemical weapon use as ‘slam dunk’

Secretary of State John Kerry looked particularly uncomfortable when Meet the Press host David Gregory asked if he thought the case for Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons was a “slam dunk.” Sec. of More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Ron Paul encourages members of Congress to ‘vote against this reckless and immoral use of the US military’

Former Texas Congressman Ron Paul, who just a few days ago warned that the chemical attacks in Syria look like a “false flag” on Neil Cavuto’s show, is encouraging every member to vote against More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 31st, 2013
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President Obama to seek approval by Congress before using force against Syria

A US military attack against Syria was unexpectedly put on hold on Saturday, after president Barack Obama said that while he backed the use of force after what he called “the worst chemical weapons attack More...


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