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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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John Kerry says Syria’s use of chemical weapons ‘undeniable’ as Americans oppose intervention

Secretary of State John Kerry called Syria’s use of chemical weapons “undeniable” and indicated that President Barack Obama is planning to take action in the coming days. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Setting More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Less than ten percent Americans seek US intervention in Syria, more unpopular than Congress

Less than ten percent Americans seek US intervention in Syria, Michael Thompson from One Love, Earth via wikimedia commons Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war and believe Washington More...

By Robert On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Russia compares Syria situation to Iraq, Western allies to attack within two weeks according to report

The Russians are warning of the consequences of an attack on Syria as talks continue concerning military intervention. In fact, the Russian Foreign Ministry, who continue to say that the suspected chemical attack was More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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John McCain and Lindsey Graham on Syria: ‘Now is the time for decisive actions’

In response to the reports of use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime in Syria, Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released the following statement Sunday: “Recent reports and information More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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US Naval forces move towards Syria as reports of chemical weapons use continue, most Americans oppose intervention

The US navy continues to move naval warships in the towards Syria in the Mediterranean gearing up for a possible military strike, with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel saying today, “President Obama has More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Alleged chemical weapons strike in Syria ‘suspicious’ says experts

New videos posted online show that opposition activists in Syria were attacked and killed by the Assad government using chemical weapons in the countryside outside its capital Damascus. Cartoon by Carlos Latuff More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Russian experts claim rebels, not Syrian army, used chemical weapons as UN asked to investigate

Samples taken at the site where the chemical weapons were allegedly used actually indicates that the rebels, not the Syrian army, is behind the attack, Russia’s UN envoy Vladimir Churkin has said. Russia has handed More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
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Russian PM Vladimir Putin calls out US aid to Syrian rebels asking why America sides with cannibals

“Don’t arm people that eat people” began The Jewish Voice article covering the recent statements by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. “I think you will not deny that one does not really More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Views on Syria from President Obama and Ron Paul

With the recent allegations by the White House of Syria’s use of  sarin gas on 100-150 people and the President’s subsequent decision to get the United States “involved” in the Syrian civil More...

By Robert On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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White House condemns Syria’s alleged sarin gas use, Putin calls it ‘unconvincing’ and John McCain calls for ‘more decisive actions’

In a statement from the Obama White House yesterday, the administration condemned the alleged Syrian action of chemical weapons use on the opposition saying “that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons, including More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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John McCain visits Syria, meets with rebels as Hezbollah terrorists assist Assad regime

Republican Sen. John McCain has quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with Syrian rebels. Rachael Dean, a spokeswoman for the politician, confirmed that the Arizona Republican made the visit. That said, she has More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Israel confirms airstrike on Syria, target unclear

While Pentagon officials gathered Friday to figure out what to do about Syria and the reported use of chemical weapons, Israeli airplanes struck a target in Syria, although it still is not clear what it was. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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Israel claims to have proof Syria used chemical weapons against rebels, Obama talks ‘red line’

Israel has clear evidence of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s army using chemical weapons against rebels, a senior diplomatic source said Monday. The official said the information is known to all intelligence More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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US intel says, ‘with varying degrees of confidence’, the Assad regime has used sarin nerve agent on Syrian citizens, President Obama promises a ‘very rigorous investigation’

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told reporters on the last day of  his five-nation inaugural trip to the Middle East that the U.S. intelligence community assesses with varying degrees of confidence that the Syrian More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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President Obama angers Israel politicians, calling his speech ‘filth,’ offensive’ and Hezbollah upset over his ‘terrorist’ label

President Obama addressed students in Jerusalem, but members of Knesset are criticizing the President, calling Obama’s speech “offensive to Netanyahu” and another saying it contained “filth.” Obama encouraged More...

By Robert On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Senator Lindsey Graham calls for sending American soldiers in Syria

With reports of chemical weapons being used in Syria, war drums are beating loud once again in Washington DC, with Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) sitting behind the drim kit. In a joint statement More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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Russia assists Syria in chemical weapon consolidation as rebels advance

A Russia official said Saturday that the government in Damascus consolidated its chemical weapons in “one or two” locations amid rebel onslaught. Syria has consolidated its chemical weapons stocks in More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 7th, 2012
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Hillary Clinton meets on Syria, chemical weapon rumors as ground campaign may be looming

The situation in Syria is accelerating, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday, amid reports that President Bashar al-Assad’s government may be preparing to use chemical weapons. 2011 cartoon More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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President Obama holds first press conference in 8 months FULL TRANSCRIPT

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. President Barack Obama is introduced as he enters the East Room of the White House for a news conference, Nov. 14, 2012. (Official White House More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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US troops are operating in Jordan, near Syrian border

US troops are operating in Jordan near the Syrian border in the biggest fixed deployment of American force in the region since the end of operations in Libya last year, officials have confirmed. Photo/Freedom House The More...


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