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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 Brandon Jones On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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President Obama talks ‘new phase’ of fight against Islamic State, going on the offensive

President Barack Obama said sending more US troops to Iraq signals a new phase in the fight against the Islamic State and Levant (ISIL) group (more commonly called ISIS or just Islamic State.) donkeyhotey [email protected] After More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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U.S. GDP soars 3.5% as Pentagon spending climbs to 5-year high

The Obama administration may be patting themselves on the back with the news that the GDP exceeded positive predictions and rose 3.5% during the third quarter. On Thursday, the US Commerce Department announced that More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Syria rebels hit Christian school with missiles, students safe

Voice of the Martyrs USA works closely with a Syrian Christian school and posted on their Facebook page that rebel forces fired missiles at one of the school’s classrooms. The report has been confirmed by MNN More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Saudi Arabia calls for US to attack Syria

Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief told European diplomats this weekend that he plans to scale back cooperating with the US to arm and train Syrian rebels in protest against Washington’s policy in the region, 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 Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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US and Russia move ahead with agreement to remove, destroy Syria’s chemical weapons

The United States and Russia reached an agreement which calls for Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons to be removed or destroyed by the middle of 2014 and indefinitely stalled the prospect of American airstrikes. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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The Painful Truth From Putin

A New York Times op-ed by the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin agitated the American warmongers like a bully on the playground who at first chose not to fight. Vladimir Putin photo Russian Presidential Press More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Ed Asner says Hollywood celebs won’t criticize the President, fear of being called a ‘racist’

Liberals in Hollywood are not speaking out against President Barack Obama’s call for military strikes against the Syrian government because they fear being called racists, veteran actor Ed Asner says. photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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Lindsey Graham opponents Nancy Mace, Richard Cash and Lee Bright oppose Syria intervention

With South Carolina’s senior Senator Lindsey Graham’s support eroding according to recent polls, the differences between Graham and his three primary challengers are growing more apparent. One issue 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 Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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John Kerry doesn’t consider a strike on Syria ‘going to war in the classic sense’

During questioning in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday, Sec. of State John Kerry responded to a line of questioning from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) concerning authorization to use military force against 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 Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Charles Rangel calls to reinstate the draft before committing military to Syria

New York representative Charles Rangel, a long time proponent of military conscription, said over the weekend that he wants the Congress to pass a national draft act before deciding on Syria. Portrait of US Rep. 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 Robert Herriman On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Prominent Republican ‘Hawks’ respond to President Obama’s handling of Syria situation

In the wake of President Obama’s decision Saturday to “seek Congressional approval” before instituting military action against Syria and the Assad regime, several prominent Republicans spoke about More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 30th, 2013
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Obama, Kerry push for Syria attacks; Rand Paul, Code Pink and Libertarian Party say ‘No!’

Despite losing support from close ally, Great Britain, President Barack Obama seems ready to carry out limited strikes on Syria unilaterally, according to a YNet news report. Sec. of State John KerryImage/Video More...


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