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By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed 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 Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Virginia’s Richard Black: If ISIS takes Damascus, Europe will be next

Syria has been a war zone now for four years and Virginia state senator Richard Black spoke with RT about the potential fall of Damascus to ISIS terrorists and what that will mean to the region. “If Damascus falls, 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 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 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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Russian officials confirms Naval build-up in Mediterranean to 10 warships

The Russian Navy intends to build its presence in the Mediterranean Sea, obviously increasing the military support near Syria, up to 10 battleships, announced Admiral of the Fleet Viktor Chirkov. The deployment 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 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 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 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 Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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Thousands pray and fast for peace in Syria, Pope Francis ‘let us work for reconciliation and peace’

Pope Francis called for reconciliation and dialogue in Syria on Saturday as he led a mass vigil for peace in the country torn apart by civil war. “In beloved Syria, in the Middle East, in all the world, let us More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 6th, 2013
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Senator Mike Lee opposes military intervention in Syria, so does 98% of his constituents

Utah’s junior Senator said Thursday concerning the potential of military intervention in Syria–“The real threat to U.S. credibility is not what happens if we don’t intervene, but what happens if 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Questions America should resolve before using military force in Syria

Just a summary of thoughts and questions that Americans should be asking themselves and calling on lawmakers to resolve before intervening in Syria. Why would Bashir al-Assad use chemical weapons now? Arming the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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President Obama’s ‘my military’ comments, twitter ignites with outrage

In case you missed it, President Obama referred to the United States armed forces as “my military” during a statement to the media regarding the Syrian crisis Friday. “But as I’ve already said,” Obama More...


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