UPDATED: US Strikes In Syria Blow Up Grain Silos and Kill Civilians

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 5:22 am

UPDATE: White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths. See now, it’s all good. The White House has acknowledged for the first time that strict standards President Obama imposed last year to prevent civilian deaths from U.S. drone strikes will not apply to U.S. military operations in Syria and Iraq. Original Post [...]

US Begins Bombing Syria

By: Tuesday September 23, 2014 5:47 am

Yesterday the US began bombing yet another country in the Middle East with strikes targeting ISIS forces in Syria. According to the Pentagon, the strikes were aimed at 20 different ISIS targets within Syria. US government officials also told ABC News that strikes were joined by Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab [...]

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 [...]

President Obama Asks For $500 Million To Arm More Terrorists In Syria

By: Friday June 27, 2014 8:29 am

President Barack Obama appears determined to keep Al-Qaeda and ISIS well supplied with weapons. After bypassing a terrorism funding law, Obama sent arms to the weak to non-existent “moderate” Syrian rebels. Not surprisingly, the arms quickly were taken by Al-Qaeda and used for their operations. Yes, President Obama bypassed a rule about arming terrorists and [...]

Seymour Hersh: Tests Revealed Sarin Attack In Syria Not From Assad

By: Monday April 7, 2014 9:09 am

As the Obama Administration prepares to send more weapons to Syria, despite Al Qaeda getting a hold of the last batch, now may be a good time to look back on how we got here and why President Obama did not get to bomb yet another country he wanted to. The reason might surprise you. [...]

After Helping Arm Al Qaeda In Syria, US Government Says Al Qaeda In Syria A Threat To US

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 8:37 am

We all knew this day would come. Despite decades of pratfalls in the Middle East that have left tens of thousands of Americans dead and racked up trillions of dollars of debt, President Obama decided to once again stick America’s nose into a raging and volatile conflict in the region. The Syrian Civil War is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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