Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Thursday warned that America was sure to “suffer loss” should it attack Syria.
Terrified Christians claim Syrian rebels ordered them to convert to Islam on pain of death when they ‘liberated’ their ancient village. Opposition forces, including fighters linked to Al Qaeda, gained temporary control of the Christian village of Maaloula after fighting with regime forces.
The dirty little not-so-secret behind President Obama’s much-lobbied-for, illegal and strategically incompetent war against Syria is that it’s not about Syria at all. It’s about Iran—and Israel. And it has been from the start.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama told his war-weary country on Saturday that America needs to use limited military force in Syria to deter future chemical weapons attacks, but said he did not want to enter into another costly and protracted war. “This would not be another Iraq or Afghanistan,” Obama said in his weekly […]
To see the leader of the Democrat Party be this dismissive of the United Nations in the run up to his rush to war in the Middle East has to be disconcerting to the House Democrats Obama will need to win congressional approval of his Syria strikes.
Putin escalated concerns about the fallout from any strike when he indicated in an interview published Wednesday that his country could send Syria and its neighbors in the region the components of a missile shield if the U.S. attacks.
US IS PLANNING AN AERIAL STRIKE IN ADDITION TO A SALVO OF TOMAHAWK MISSILES FROM NAVY DESTROYERS; NEW YORK TIMES: OBAMA ORDERED EXPANSION OF LIST OF TARGETS FOLLOWING REPORTS ASSAD MOVED TROOPS, EQUIPMENT.
A House Divided Please call your Senators and Congressmen and tell them NO on attacking Syria. We have no business going in there, and it will only strengthen and empower the Al-Qaeda Syrian rebels. Call your Congressman and send a STRONG MESSAGE to President Obama that you are not standing with him. From WashPost: House Minority […]
Al-Qaeda-linked rebels launched an assault Wednesday on a regime-held Christian village in the densely populated west of Syria and new clashes erupted near the capital, Damascus
Asked by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) about how much those countries would contribute, Kerry said they have offered to pay for all of a full invasion.
Folks, this is out of control. Did you ever think that you would live to see the day when a Muslim-raised, American president would lead the United States into an attack on Syria to aid and support Islamic cannibals?
We go on to reaffirm that the President has set a clear red line as it relates to the United States that the use of chemical weapons or the transfer of chemical weapons to terrorist groups is a red line that is not acceptable to us, nor should it be to the international community.
Leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday they reached an agreement on a draft resolution to use military force in Syria, setting a 60-day deadline, with one 30-day extension possible for the intervention — while also barring the involvement of ground forces in the conflict.
The article says that Obama originally embraced the thought of the Brotherhood while living in Indonesia, and further alleges that the son of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat al-Shater had threatened to expose a document revealing the secret membership.
On Tuesday, Sen. John McCain suggested that Fox News host Brian Kilmeade was Islamaphobic because he said that Syrian opposition groups shouting “Allahu Akhbar! Allahu Akhbar!” as rockets hit government offices demonstrated Islamist influence among the opposition.
Assad suggested that the region will spiral into chaos, saying: “The Middle East is a powder keg, and the fire is approaching today.”
“The most astonishing thing is the lack of any urgency,” Krauthammer said. Obama says, ‘I can strike in a day or a week or a month,’ as if he is a judge handing down a sentence and the execution can be any time in the future.
A Facebook post said to be written by the 11-year-old son of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad may offer a glimpse into the mindset of Syria’s ruling elite as the country braces for a potential Western strike in response to a chemical weapons attack on Aug. 21.
A military jury sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist what he believed would be a path to martyrdom in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers.
Israel is deploying all of its missile defenses as a precaution against possible Syrian retaliatory attacks should Western powers carry out threatened strikes on Syria, Israeli Army Radio said on Wednesday.
“The direction of events in Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Iran should keep us awake at night. History is taking a dangerous turn,” he writes. “The region certainly cannot sustain two wars — Syria’s bloody insurgency and a near-civil war in Egypt — without wrecking established peace treaties and the normal mechanisms for defusing conflict.”
The Associated Press quoted Hossein Sheikholeslam, a member of Iran’s Islamic Consultative Assembly, as saying that “the Zionist regime” — a reference to Israel — “will be the first victim of a military attack on Syria.”