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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 Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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John McCain and Lindsey Graham: US-Russia Syria agreement ‘meaningless’

Just a couple days after Syria ratified the global anti-chemical weapons treaty, the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, the United States and Russia agreed Saturday on a plan to bring Syrian chemical weapons under More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Rand Paul says US and Russia leaders should stop ‘digging at each other like seventh graders’ VIDEO

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul appeared on Hannity on Thursday evening to weigh in on recent developments in the Syria debacle, including Russian President Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times. 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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Bashar al Assad denies use of chemical weapons on his citizens, asks where the evidence is

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejected claims that he was behind a purported chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb in August, in an interview with U.S. based CBS News on Sunday. “There has been no evidence 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 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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Marco Rubio explains his ‘surprising’ vote against the use of U.S. military force in Syria: Not everyone buys it

Florida Senator Marco Rubio surprised some with his vote against U.S. Military action in Syria. Has he turned over a new leaf, turning from his interventionist ways? Here is a portion of the transcript: “What 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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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 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 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...

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...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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Rand Paul: ‘The war in Syria has no clear national security connection to the US’

With US warships in the Mediterranean ready to act on President Obama’s order, some in Congress are urging President Barack Obama to consult with Congress before taking military action in Syria. Image/Video More...


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