Syria

Pompeo on Biden’s Syria Airstrikes: “I Hope They Really Went After Something That Threatened the United States of America”

Pompeo on Biden’s Syria Airstrikes: “I Hope They Really Went After Something That Threatened the United States of America”

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" to remark on the news that President…

3 years ago

Joe Biden Has Ordered Retaliatory Airstrikes Against Iranian-Backed Militias in Syria

International relations were quite different under Donald Trump. The 45th president was happy to cozy up to enemies of the…

3 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Domestic and Foreign Policy Reveal his Genocidal Mind

The national security threats the behavior of President Donald Trump and his administration have posed to the United States have…

4 years ago

Opinion: The House and Europe Versus Trump and the Barbarians

When the House of Representatives and Europe issue a joint statement condemning Donald Trump and the world's dark forces, you…

4 years ago

Republicans Blame Democrats and Impeachment For Trump’s War Crimes In Syria

Republicans, like Rep. Liz Cheney, are blaming Democrats for impeaching Trump and causing him to endorse Turkey's war crimes in…

5 years ago

Trump Has Lost 60 High Value ISIS Detainees In Syria

The US military was not able to extract five dozen high-value ISIS detainees in Syria due to the chaos that…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Needs to be Brought to U.N. on Charges of Genocide

While the Turkish continue to deny this history to this day, in 1915 the nation of Turkey engaged in a…

5 years ago

Senate Republicans Plan ‘Stunning Rebuke’ of Trump

Senate Republicans are not happy with Donald Trump, and today plan to take action that has been described as a…

5 years ago

Morning Tweetstorm Shows Trump Has Lost Touch With Reality

Donald Trump posted several tweets this morning that directly contradict national security intelligence on several major foreign policy matters, showing…

5 years ago

Conservative: Syria Pullout Means Mid-East Will Be ‘Exporter of Terrorism’

Conservative New York Times writer Bret Stephens believes that Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria will destabilize the…

5 years ago

Putin Says He Supports Trump’s Syria Troop Withdrawal

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. Putin also said that…

5 years ago

New Poll Provides Proof That Trump Is In Serious Trouble

Don’t let the distractions of Syria and Comey’s book fool you.  For Trump there is no “deep state” but only…

6 years ago

The Crazy Grows As Trump Tries To Make Syria Policy On Twitter

The craziness that comes out of the Trump administration every day is almost too much to keep track of.  And…

6 years ago

U.S. And Syria Only Remaining Countries Opposed To Paris Climate Deal As Nicaragua Signs On

Instead of America being aligned with nearly 200 nations across the globe, the United States now stands only with Syria.

6 years ago

Syria fighting worst since Aleppo, civilian casualties mount: ICRC

The worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year is raging in several regions of Syria, causing hundreds…

7 years ago

Senators want Congress to OK military action in Syria

U.S. senators called on Congress on Tuesday to take back its authority to determine whether the country goes to war,…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Explains How Trump’s Foreign Policy Incompetence Is A Threat To The World

At a time when stability and competence are more important than ever, we have a president who has none of…

7 years ago

Trump Administration Slams Obama’s Iran Deal One Day After Admitting It’s A Huge Success

After bombing two countries, provoking North Korea, and losing an aircraft carrier, the Trump administration is now picking a fight…

7 years ago

Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff Has ‘Never Been so Concerned’ For State of This Country

"And I've got to tell you, though, I've never been so concerned, as I am now, for the state of…

7 years ago

Crises in Middle East and North Korea and Trump Takes 18th Golf Trip in 12 Weeks

"Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing…

7 years ago

Worries Arise Over Where Trump’s Sudden Militarism Will Take Us

Trump's isolationist hypocrisy is the least of our problems. It is where that hypocrisy is taking us, and at an…

7 years ago

Opinion: Trump Doesn’t Care That American-led Airstrike Kills 18 Syrian Allies

Central Command issued a statement calling the careless attack on American allies a tragic episode and said the cause of…

7 years ago

Attacking Syria Was the Gateway Sexual Activity Republicans Usually Warn You About

As you can see from the polling, conservatives, far from reacting with outrage, have instead laid back and lit up…

7 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Demands Congressional Action To Stop Trigger-Happy Trump From Blowing Up The World

With Trump in charge of America's nuclear arsenal – like a toddler playing with a loaded firearm – Congressional oversight…

7 years ago

Maxine Waters Says Trump Is No Longer Just A Bully – He’s A Clear And Present Danger To America

A bully armed with a Twitter account is one thing, but the same bully with access to America's nuclear arsenal…

7 years ago

Trump’s War Of Distraction Continues As The U.S. Now Planning Preemptive Strike On North Korea

As the Russia scandal becomes increasingly explosive, so too does Donald Trump's foreign policy.

7 years ago

Sean Spicer Thinks The Problem With His Hitler Lie Was That It Wasn’t ‘On Topic’

"Clearly, I'm aware of [the atrocities of the Holocaust]," Spicer said. "I should've just stayed on topic"

7 years ago

Trump Stands By His Political Sugar Daddy And Won’t Answer If His Views On Putin Have Changed

Putin is standing by Assad after Assad attacked his own people in a horrific gas attack, yet Trump still would…

7 years ago

Trump Attorney: “Everyone Needs to Get on the President’s Message” on Syria

According to Cohen, Trump is "smart and decisive" and a "swift-acting individual" who listens to people and will eventually tell…

7 years ago

Opinion: Politifact Is Wrong – Trump’s Attack On Syria Is Illegal

"The constitutional powers to introduce the United States into hostilities, are only pursuant to a declaration of war, specific statutory…

7 years ago

John McCain Says Trump Administration ‘Partially to Blame’ for Syria Chemical Attack

Asked if he thought the Trump administration "encouraged this behavior," McCain's answer was, "I think it probably was partially to…

7 years ago

Tom Cotton Says Donald Trump’s Syria Strike Restored U.S. Credibility

“But these strikes did more than simply punish Mr. Assad and deter future attacks; they have gone a long way…

7 years ago

Thoughtful Obama Would Have Avoided The Iraq Trap By Not Acting on Impulse in Syria

In stark contrast to Donald Trump, President Obama was the kind of president who thought things all the way through.…

7 years ago

Sen. Tim Kaine Condemns Trump for Bypassing Congress: ‘There is no Excuse’

“There is no excuse for bypassing Congress. Because the Constitution we all pledge an oath to is very plain...you can’t…

7 years ago

It Only Took 76 Days For Donald Trump To Start A New War In The Middle East

Dozens of missiles were launched from Navy destroyers on Thursday night, targeting a Syrian airfield – Trump's first major military…

7 years ago

Trump Makes Jokes From His Vacation Resort While Pence Decides How To Deal With Syria

Ignoring questions from the background about what he plans to do about Syria, Trump instead thought it was an appropriate…

7 years ago

Four-Star General Slams Trump’s Reckless Rush To War As A Political Stunt

McCaffrey said it would be a "mistake" to conduct "limited political signaling" in response to Bashar al-Assad's chemical attack on…

7 years ago

Republicans Move Toward New Middle East War As John McCain Urges Trump To Strike Syria

On MSNBC's MTP Daily, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) urged Trump to strike Syria without authorization from Congress. McCain also outlined…

7 years ago

Trump Just Gave The Weakest And Most Pathetic Answer You’ll Ever Hear On Syria

Trump showed what a weak president he is when he was asked by the White House press pool about Syria…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Slams Trump’s Confused Response To The Syria Crisis: “What Are You Doing?”

"The people who work for you literally have no idea what you mean or what they should be doing."

7 years ago

Maxine Waters Destroys Trump’s Foreign Policy Incompetence: He Needs To ‘Shut Up’

"I really wish that there was some way we could rein him in. I wish that our foreign affairs experts…

7 years ago

Trump Remains Silent After Russia Refuses To Blame Assad For Deadly Chemical Attack

Trump didn't make a single peep about Russia's denials in today's rambling news conference. Instead, he bragged about his still-secret…

7 years ago

Sean Spicer Ridiculously Tries To Get Out Of Trump’s Syria Fail By Blaming Obama

Forgetting, perhaps, his boss' stance on Syria in 2013, White House press secretary Sean Spicer blamed former President Obama for…

7 years ago

Trump Voter Shocked When Her Syrian Family Members Were Deported For No Reason

One of the president's supporters was left in disbelief after a handful of her Syrian relatives were deported.

7 years ago

Trump’s Politics of Repression Promise to Exacerbate Domestic and Global Problems

Trump's presidency, with its emphasis on law and order, is trying to sell us the idea that a repressive society…

7 years ago

John McCain Embraces Sarah Palin’s Stupidity and Blame Obama Dysfunction

These reckless, insulting comments have become commonplace for McCain because he cares more about shifting blame than keeping Americans safe.

8 years ago

Bush Created ISIS – Not Hillary Rodham Clinton

Bush's response to 9/11 played directly into Osama bin Laden's hands and provided a recruiting tool groups like ISIS could…

8 years ago

The World Can’t Afford Donald Trump: Narcissist-in-Chief

The world has many conflict hotspots, but a narcissist like Donald Trump would make them about himself, rather than what's…

8 years ago

Refugee-Hating Mayor Uses Racism to Justify Discrimination

Bowers rejects allowing Syrian refugees into his city and compares them to the non-existent threat of Japanese-Americans interred in WWII

8 years ago

Rupert Murdoch Says Make Exception For “Proven Christian” Refugees

Rupert Murdoch has joined Jeb Bush in wanting only Christian refugees, but upped the ante by demanding they be "proven"…

8 years ago

President Obama Vows Not To Slam The Door On Syrian Refugees Seeking Safety In America

President Obama vowed to continue supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.

8 years ago

Jeb Says Term “Islamic Terrorism” is not About Islam but Says “No” to Muslim Refugees

Jeb Bush says "Islamic terrorism" isn't really about religion but he sure doesn't want any Muslims in this country -…

8 years ago

Make No Mistake About It, George W Bush’s Iraq War Has Spread To France

It is incredibly ironic that the one American ally that vehemently protested and condemned Bush's invasion and occupation of Iraq…

8 years ago

Sean Hannity Gets a “Pants on Fire” From PolitiFact for Lie About Syrian Refugees

Fox News is in cahoots with Republican candidates Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, inventing inflated numbers of Syrian refugees to…

8 years ago

Donald Trump Preposterously Claims Syrian Refugees Could Launch Military Coup

Inventing numbers and facts, Trump comes to the conclusion that Syrian refugees are a Trojan Horse who will launch a…

9 years ago

Barack Obama Faces Down Vladimir Putin in a Cold War Redux in Syria

Putin says Assad is best placed to defeat the Islamic State, but Assad is more interested in helping IS defeat…

9 years ago

What Everyone Needs to Know About the Islamic State

In this book, Daniel Byman explores global jihadism from its beginnings in 1979 to today, from the mujaheddin to the…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Prefers to Let the Refugees We Created in Iraq Suffer and Die

The invasion of Iraq and its bungled aftermath created millions of refugees. Rand Paul doesn't think the United States owes…

9 years ago

Scott Walker Talks Up GOP Common Sense While Proving He Has None in NH Speech

Walker throws facts and history to the wind as he talks up a fantasy GOP with common sense that nowhere…

9 years ago

No, Nancy Pelosi’s Trip to Syria Was Nothing Like “Tehran Tom’s” Iran Letter

Attempts to link Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria with Cotton's Iran letter, fail, as Pelosi was even briefed by the…

9 years ago

Morning Joe Wants Obama To Send More Troops To Fight ISIL Than Were Used In Vietnam War

During Thursday's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that…

9 years ago

Obama Limits Use Of Ground Troops in Proposed ISIL Fight Authorization

The following is a Letter from the President to the U.S. Congress regarding authorization for the Use of United States…

9 years ago

Lindsey Graham Doubles Down On Claim That Obama’s Policies Are “Getting People Killed”

During an appearance on Meet the Press Sunday, frequent Sunday show guest Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reiterated his previous claim…

9 years ago

The Possibility of Obama Successfully Negotiating with Iran has GOP Freaking Out

Only Republicans would see a war slipping through their fingers as a loss, and losing this chance is almost too…

9 years ago

Hacktivist Group Anonymous Declares War on ISIL

What will #OpCharlieHebdo mean for ISIL? Given the hacktivist group's record so far, ISIL might want to refer back to…

9 years ago

Republican Kasich Forces Public Schools To Partner with Religion Or Lose Taxpayer Funding

Ohio Governor John Kasich made that "religious extremist duty" mandatory in Ohio. Kasich issued a statement through a spokesman informing…

9 years ago

President Obama Talks Strategy with Anti-ISIL Coalition

President Obama pointed to the ideological component and to the economic conditions which contribute to ISIL's recruitment of young men…

10 years ago

America Must Stay Out of Islam’s Sectarian War

No American should delude themselves that the current violence raging in Iraq and Syria is anything other than an extreme…

10 years ago

U.S. Intel Failures Have Become the Latest Republican Benghazi Hoax

Led by Fox News (again), the mainstream media's reaction to Obama's admission of American intel failures has become the latest…

10 years ago

For Republicans ISIL is Only an Excuse to Attack Our President

The suspicion that Republicans are far more horrified by a black president than Islamic terrorists is borne out by the…

10 years ago

John Boehner Rewrites History With An Epic Lie That Blames Obama For Republican Obstruction

John Boehner's desperation was showing on ABC's This Week as he repeated the Republican big lie in order to blame…

10 years ago

According to Larry Pratt, Liberals Do Not Live in Fact-Based World

Larry Pratt, president of Gun Owners of America, appeared on Gordon Klingenschmitt's "Pray in Jesus' Name" yesterday and called liberals…

10 years ago

Newt Gingrich Backtracks After Stupidly Complaining About Something Obama Didn’t Say

Former Speaker of the House and current conservative pundit Newt Gingrich took to Twitter Tuesday morning to whine about President…

10 years ago

Dem Rep Slams Do-Nothing Congress For Skipping Town Without Voting On War Authorization

During an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) criticized Congress for leaving Washington on a lengthy recess…

10 years ago

Obama Is Right Let Iraq Deal With ISIS As a Sovereign Nation

President Obama is right; Iraq can secure their own country's future" and "fight for their own country" against ISIS.

10 years ago

John McCain Despicably Pushes For Full-Scale Middle East War During ISIS Senate Hearing

On Wednesday afternoon, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was his normal warmongering self as he grilled Secretary of State John Kerry…

10 years ago

ISIL and the Limits of the Republican Alternate Reality Bubble

The U.S. must tread carefully in Iraq. The GOP's reality bubble will not protect them - or the rest of…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Fixated On Using Extortion To Rule America

The truth is that since teabaggers became de facto leaders of the Republican Party, they have contemplated various schemes to…

10 years ago

GOP Presidential Hopeful Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage During Arab Christian Conference

In a classic case of not knowing one's audience, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Tea Party leader and potential 2016 Presidential…

10 years ago

House Republicans Conspire With War Criminal Dick Cheney to Plot Iraq Strategy

House Republicans met with war criminal Dick Cheney for counsel on dealing with IS, and likely to promote a new…

10 years ago

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Embraces ISIS’ Theological Mindset

Apparently, ISIS utilizing America's war tactics caught the attention of Robertson and his Christian theology informs him it is time…

10 years ago

ISIS: George W. Bush’s Legacy or America’s Spawn?

There is a well-known phrase in the Christian bible that "you reap what you sow." America is now reaping what…

10 years ago

Vice President Joe Biden Tells ISIS That America Will Follow Them To The ‘Gates Of Hell’

At an event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden delivered an emotionally charged message regarding the…

10 years ago

Hateful Right-Wing Columnist Claims ‘Obama’s Incompetence’ Will Lead To Another 9/11 Attack

In his Sunday column for the Washington Times, Joseph Curl claimed that President Obama has shown his true incompetence when…

10 years ago

House Republican Leader Defends Obama’s Comments Regarding Military Strategy In Syria

During Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown, Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), the Deputy Majority Whip in the House, spoke…

10 years ago

Republicans Fearmonger Over ISIS to Distract From Their Ineptitude

What is curious, is that Republicans are campaigning against President Obama who is not running for any political office, but…

10 years ago

President Obama Shows True Leadership By Pushing For Peace Between Israel And Palestine

On Tuesday, an op-ed written by President Obama appeared in Haaretz, Israel's oldest newspaper. This op-ed comes as tensions between…

10 years ago

Regarding Surge In Iraqi Violence, Majority Of Americans Feel That US Should Not Intervene

CBS News and The New York Times released a poll Monday showing that 50% of Americans feel that the United…

10 years ago

President Obama Compares Neocon Strategy In Middle East To Playing ‘Whack-A-Mole’

Mika Brzezinski on MSNBC's Morning Joe was able to score an interview with President Obama that aired on Monday morning.…

10 years ago

Dick Cheney Claims Obama Is ‘Dead Wrong’ On Iraq While Rand Paul Insists Cheney Is To Blame

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos Sunday to discuss the recent violence in…

10 years ago

Dick Cheney Rewrites History And Blames Iraq Violence On Obama In Disgusting Op-Ed

Dick Cheney, along with his daughter Liz, penned an unbelievable piece of retcon tripe for the Wall Street Journal where…

10 years ago

Republicans Blame Obama For Iraq When It Was Bush Who Signed The Agreement to Leave

What any of the Republicans blaming Obama for pulling American troops out of Iraq in 2011 should remember, is that…

10 years ago

George W. Bush’s Head Cheerleader For The Iraq War Forgets What Year The War Started

Ari Fleischer, the White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush during the early years of the Iraq War.…

10 years ago

John McCain Predictably Blames Obama For Iraq Violence And Calls For Widespread Firings

During an interview on Morning Joe Friday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) predictably placed the recent flare-up of ethnic violence…

10 years ago

The Unhinged Conservative Reaction to Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech at West Point

Diplomacy may not be as profitable as war (Cheney's Haliburton made $39.5 billion off the Iraq war alone), but our…

10 years ago

Ross Douthat Ignores Context and Facts to Make Obama a Foreign Policy Failure

Douthat also carefully avoids mention of Egypt, another Obama foreign policy success story, where the Obama administration's moderating influence ensured…

10 years ago

Tea Party Nut Allen West Says Obama Is Using Boko Haram To Distract Us All From Benghazi

Former one-term Republican Congressman, and current Fox News analyst, Allen West took to his personal blog to write about the…

10 years ago

John McCain Bangs the War Drums While Calling Obama ‘Most Naive President In History’

During an interview with Arizona radio station KFYI on Thursday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) called President Obama 'the most naive…

10 years ago

The White House Storms Fox News To Refute Idiotic Republican Talking Point on Iran Deal

The White House sent Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken on Fox News this morning to destroy the moronic GOP…

10 years ago

John McCain Says Louie Gohmert has no Intelligence

You heard it right. John McCain, responding to an attack by Louie Gohmert (R-TX), said Gohmert is not what you…

11 years ago