Obama Administration Wants New Fantasy Rebels In Syria

By: Thursday October 16, 2014 7:34 am

The fantasist is a hard creature to tame, if for no other reason than he or she always has somewhere outside of reality to escape to when the facts get harsh. So it is with President Obama’s self-admitted fantasy of having moderate Syrian rebel forces aligned with US interests that can alter the reality on [...]

Obama Says He ‘Doesn’t Have A Strategy Yet’ On Dealing With ISIS In Syria

By: Friday August 29, 2014 5:15 am

In a press conference yesterday President Barack Obama admitted that he did not have a strategy to deal with ISIS in Syria at the moment. This admission comes after Obama has ordered airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq while sending in military advisors to help the Iraqi military. The disclosure of a lack of strategy was [...]

US Begins Reconnaissance Flights Over Syria, Obama Still Supporting Fantasy

By: Tuesday August 26, 2014 5:36 am

(President Obama’s speech on Syria last September) Now that ISIS has been labeled an “imminent threat” the Obama Administration is moving to expand its bombing campaign against the group from Iraq into Syria. Pentagon officials said Monday evening that President Obama approved the use of manned and unmanned reconnaissance flights over Syria last weekend. The [...]

ISIS Labeled ‘Imminent Threat’ As US Strikes Set To Expand Into Syria

By: Monday August 25, 2014 5:31 am

In the aftermath of the killing of James Foley the Obama Administration has ratcheted up the rhetoric against ISIS now calling the group an imminent threat to US national security and global interests. Part of that label apparently entails attacking ISIS wherever they are including outside of current “limited” US operations in Iraq with plans [...]

Assad Blames Saudi Arabia For Driving War

By: Tuesday September 10, 2013 8:41 am

One issue that Assad continually raised in his interview with Charlie Rose was the role of Saudi Arabia in driving hostilities. Much of the money for Al Qaeda generally comes from Saudi Arabia and Syria believes the money funding the rebels – both Al Qaeda and non-Al Qaeda – comes from Saudi Arabia.

Kerry Gives Assad A Week To Turn Over All Chemical Weapons Or Face Attack

By: Monday September 9, 2013 8:00 am

So much for Congress. Secretary of State John Kerry told the Assad government to turn over all their chemical weapons in a week or face attack. The State Department has clarified that Kerry was merely being rhetorical but the message the Obama Administration is sending is once again muddled. The US secretary of state has [...]

Doubts Grow That Assad Ordered Chemical Attack

By: Monday September 9, 2013 6:00 am

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Part of the Obama Administration’s case against the Assad government rests on information you can’t know. This information, only available in classified briefings to members of Congress, supposedly proves the case that Bashar al-Assad ordered a chemical weapons attack and thereby violated international [...]

Turkey Approves Military Action Against Syria as Cross-Border Attacks Continue

By: Friday October 5, 2012 7:35 am

Turkey’s Parliament approved military action against Syria yesterday, though they downplayed it as not a prelude to an invasion or a “war mandate.” But while Syria apologized for cross-border shelling that killed five in Turkey and drew this response, the Turkish military fired over the border for a second day, as the Turkish Prime Minister [...]

Syrian Regime Floats Resignation of Assad as Possibility

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 8:55 am

I heard LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the chair of the Democratic National Convention, speak last night in Burbank, and among a fairly mainstream liberal speech that focused heavily on the DREAM Act and the Administration’s granting deferred action status for DREAM-eligible undocumenteds, he accused the Romney-Ryan campaign of “saber-rattling on Syria.” This came one day [...]

Reports: Syrian Prime Minister Defects

By: Monday August 6, 2012 9:35 am

As fighting continues in Aleppo, with 20,000 Syrian regime troops preparing a final assault, a confusing set of reports indicates that the Prime Minister has defected to Jordan. A statement read on the al-Jazeera Arabic news channel that was attributed to Prime Minister Riyad al-Hijab said he had resigned to protest his government’s harsh tactics [...]

Kurdish Rebels Gain Control of Northern Syria, Risking Turkish Response

By: Friday July 27, 2012 12:59 pm

Observers are bracing for what many believe could be a massacre in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the biggest by population in the country. Regime war planes have already bombed the city where rebels have assembled in an attempt to take and hold ground. Now artillery shelling is taking place, according to the rebels, and [...]

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