Seymour Hersh: Obama Administration Cherry-Picked Syria Intelligence, Avoided Al-Qaeda Connection

By: Monday December 9, 2013 7:24 am

In a piece that was rejected by both the New Yorker and Washington Post, legendary investigative reporter Seymour Hersh writes that the Obama Administration cherry-picked Syria intelligence and that President Barack Obama misled the American public on the case that the Assad regime were the ones guilty of using sarin gas. Barack Obama did not [...]

Obama’s Plan To Aid Al-Qaeda Linked Rebels Not Going Over Well

By: Monday June 17, 2013 9:56 am

(VIDEO: Fareed Zakaria Before Obama Intervened) President Barack Obama has decided to begin giving weapons to Al-Qaeda linked rebels in Syria. Beyond seemingly invalidating all of the anti-terrorism policies the Obama Administration has used to kill American citizens without due process is the issue of geopolitics. Many are weighing in with claims that America’s strategy [...]

Hezbollah Fully Jumps Into Syrian Civil War

By: Monday May 27, 2013 6:00 am

Hezbollah has decided to jump into the Syrian Civil War as Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah’s leader, announced the Lebanese based militant group’s commitment to preserving the Assad regime in Syria. The leader of the powerful Lebanese militant group Hezbollah decisively committed his followers on Saturday to an all-out battle in Syria to defeat the rebellion against [...]

U.S. Officials: Syria Used Chemical Weapons

By: Thursday April 25, 2013 11:04 am

American officials, including Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, have now stated that they believe the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against their people. This act crosses the “red line” President Obama declared existed and that, if crossed, would lead to direct American involvement in the Syrian Civil War. The United States now believes the [...]

Assad Regime May Have Crossed “Red Line” With Reported Gas Attack

By: Tuesday December 25, 2012 4:59 am

American involvement in the civil war in Syria has been perilous. On the one hand the Assad regime is a no friend to America or its allies (principally Israel) so seeing it fall would seem to be advantageous and on the other hand the opposition to the Assad regime within Syria seems to have Al-Qaeda [...]

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