President Obama Uses State Of The Union To Promote TPP, Ducks NSA Reform

By: Wednesday January 29, 2014 5:42 am

Last night President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech. In the speech Obama addressed growing concerns in the country about lack of opportunities and yawning wealth inequality. Poverty, lack of labor participation, and wealth inequality have gone to record levels under his administration. As the problem has gotten progressively worse the rhetoric [...]

Al Qaeda Opens School In Syria

By: Wednesday January 1, 2014 9:29 am

(Children being instructed by Jabhat Al Nusra, an Islamist group affiliated with Al Qaeda) Al Qaeda, newly empowered with US made weapons, has decided to put down some roots in Syria. The terrorist group has started a school in the southern Syrian town of Daraa where it teaches its 30 or so students to wage [...]

Saudi Arabia Pledges To Fund Jihad In Syria Alone If Necessary

By: Thursday December 19, 2013 8:32 am

Perhaps the biggest state sponsor of Islamic terrorism in the world, Saudi Arabai is very upset they can no longer pull the strings in Washington. They had a wonderful relationship with the Bush Administration whereby Prince Bandar said something in private and President George W. Bush repeated it in public. According to the New York [...]

Al-Qaeda Now Has Weapons US Sent To Syria

By: Monday December 16, 2013 11:00 am

For those worried that dumping US arms into the Al-Qaeda dominated Syrian opposition areas was a bad idea, you win. After President Obama bypassed a rule on funding terrorists, US arms began flowing to the Syrian opposition. The arms were, in some abysmally stupid theory, supposed to go to the “moderate” opposition only. Unfortunately that [...]

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 [...]

Saudi Arabia Continues Tantrum Over Syria

By: Wednesday October 23, 2013 11:00 am

After throwing a literally royal tantrum at the United Nations, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has put the United States on notice that there will be further consequences for not following orders and bombing the Assad government in Syria. The Sunni-based Saudis wanted US assistance in helping them dominate the Middle East over their sectarian [...]

Saudi Arabia Throws Tantrum At UN Over Syria

By: Friday October 18, 2013 5:55 am

Saudi Arabia did everything it could to bring the US into war with Syria in hopes of weakening its regional foe Iran. But the American people stood up and thanks to a (possibly unintentional)  public statement by Secretary of State Kerry and fast action by Russia, the UN is now destroying chemical weapons within Syria. [...]

As Destruction Of Chemical Weapons Begins In Syria CIA Escalates Aid To Rebels

By: Monday October 7, 2013 10:25 am

After the Assad government in Syria responded to a (likely unscripted) ultimatum by Secretary of State Kerry by agreeing to destroy their chemical weapons, the CIA is stepping up military aid to the people trying to overthrow Assad. Talk about mixed messages – please give up those dangerous weapons so we can help destroy you. [...]

BuzzFeed Hacks Away At Mint Press News’ Syria Story

By: Wednesday October 2, 2013 7:14 am

Viral media and cat picture experts BuzzFeed decided to once again enter the fray of actual journalism, it didn’t go well. Known for mostly writing and rewriting press releases and practicing access journalism (which is to say not-journalism) the listcle masters decided they would tell the “inside story” of Mint Press News. The authors of [...]

Deal Reached On Syrian Chemical Weapons

By: Friday September 27, 2013 10:29 am

Instead of bombing Syria and seeing what happened next (the original Obama plan) an agreement has been worked out at the UN Security Council for Syria to give up its chemical weapons. The central negotiations are alleged to have been between the United States and Russia. A vote could come as early as Friday evening [...]

Did Iran Win The US-Iraq War?

By: Thursday September 26, 2013 12:04 pm

A central claim in a new story published by the New Yorker is that the real victor in the 2003 war between the US and Saddam governments was the Islamic Republic of Iran. Profiling Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Qods Force, a division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the article describes how [...]

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