The president made it clear Congressional authorization is superfluous, asserting falsely he has the authority to act on his own without Congress. That Congress allows itself to be treated as window dressing by the imperial president is
It is another libertarian simple solution to a problem that liberals, conservatives, progressives, moderates, Republicans, and Democrats make complex: No matter what the government of country x does to its citizens, the USA should not intervene
That intelligence consisted of captured phone call between an official of the Syrian Ministry of Defense and the leader of a chemical weapons unit. The phone calls were described as panicky with the official demanding answers.
Militants tell AP reporter they mishandled Saudi-supplied chemical weapons, causing
Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead.
Oh, please. Don’t drag Israel ... into this!
France will not launch an assault on Syria alone and will wait for U.S. Congress to decide on whether to punish President Assad's government for a gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians, Interior Minister Manuel Valls said as pressure mounted
The article co-authored by a veteran AP reporter, said interviews with doctors, residents, anti-government forces and their families in Ghouta suggest the terrorists in question received chemical weapons via Saudi spymaster Saudi Arabia's intelligenc
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) late Saturday said the Senate next week will debate President Obama’s request for authorization for military strikes in Syria in retaliation for alleged chemical weapons use.
When pundits debate military options for any of the many U.S. foreign interventions, most of them buy into some version of the "America-as-World-Policeman" approach to foreign policy.
The American people do not want the United States to go to war in Syria. There are no American interests being threatened in Syria. Syria has not attacked the United States, nor American citizens, nor has Syria attacked United States armed forces per
The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, did far more than just set out the intelligence against Syria. But he did do that.
The government’s intelligence statement says they had information 3 days BEFORE the gas event: “We have intelligence that leads us to assess that Syrian chemical weapons personnel were preparing chemical munitions prior to the attack."
“If President [Bashar al-Assad] were to absorb the strikes and use chemical weapons again, this would be a significant blow to the United States’ credibility and it would be compelled to escalate the assault on Syria to achieve the original objective
In the cult of personality surrounding President Obama, the ultimate test of loyalty is to shoot a cherish value. No one has proven herself more blindly loyal than House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi who previously led the fight to kill privacy in Ame
The Obama administration made its public case for retaliatory strikes on the Syrian regime of President Assad, saying there is no doubt that government troops fired chemical weapons on a Damascus suburb last week, killing 1,429 people.
According to the team's U.N. mandate, the analysis will establish if a chemical attack took place, but not who was responsible for a deadly Aug. 21 attack that Doctors Without Borders says killed 355 people and included the use of toxic gas.
The U.S., Britain, and France as well as the Arab League have accused the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for carrying out the chemical weapons attack, which mainly targeted civilians. U.S. warships are stationed in the Mediterranean Sea t
A Facebook post written by the 11-year-old son of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, and “liked” or commented on by several people who appear to be the children and grandchildren of other senior members of Mr. Assad’s government,
The British government is the most enthusiastic country in the entire international community to get involved in Syria, and the decision on intervention has already been made, believes leader of UK Independence Party Nigel Farage.
Dr. Ron Paul Floor Speech on Syria June 19 2012
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