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Trump Administration Delivers Right Response To Syria’s Unacceptable Actions

April 16, 2018 by

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By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Last year, when the Assad regime in Syria gassed its own people, the Trump administration sent an unmistakable message: The unrestrained use of chemical weapons makes it difficult for the U.S. to protect its interests in the regional conflict. So … stop Syrian President Bashar Assad did—for about a year. In […]

Coulter: Trump Wrong On Syria, But What About North Korea?

April 15, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Ann Coulter has a point  on Donald Trump’s missile attack on Syria- but only if you ignore what he’s trying to do with the far more serious threat North Korea poses to the US. Coulter: War is like crack for presidents. It confers instant gravitas, catapulting them to respectability, bypassing all […]

Fact Checking Obama’s Phony Legacy

April 12, 2017 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ The Washington Post’s fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, recently gave Susan Rice four Pinocchios for a false and misleading statement regarding Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile. But what is notable about this story is not that Rice lied. She has done that many times. Rather, the remarkable part of this story is that the […]

Trump’s First Big Foreign Policy Move A Departure From Stump Speeches

April 9, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In what will almost certainly be the defining foreign policy decision of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days seems to be a significant shift from his noninterventionist rhetoric on the campaign trail in facing down Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, […]

After Missile Attack, The Challenges Facing Trump In Syria

April 8, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ After President Donald Trump was mostly cheered by the international community for his missile strikes targeted at the Syrian government, he must now grapple with how to pair his first use of decisive military force with a strategy to contest a six-year-old war that has challenged the world. U.S. officials described […]

How Obama Lost The Middle East

October 4, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Charles Krauthammer on how Barack Obama threw away American power and prestige in the Middle East: The ruse was transparent from the beginning. Russia is not in Syria to fight the Islamic State… The whole point of Russian intervention is to maintain Assad in power … Consider: When Obama became president, […]

Israel’s Risk Aversion Problem

October 3, 2015 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ On Wednesday the Obama administration was caught off guard by Russia’s rapid rise in Syria. As the Russians began bombing a US-supported militia along the Damascus-Homs highway, Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with his Russia counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at the UN. Just hours before their meeting Kerry was insisting […]