May 26, 2018

Israeli Defense Minister: ‘We Hit Nearly All The Iranian Infrastructure In Syria’

A day after President Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, Iranian Al-Quds forces based in Syria reportedly launched rockets at Israeli forces in the Golan Heights. Israel responded with its most extensive military operation in years and what the IDF described as its largest strike against Iranian […]

Israel strikes dozens of Iranian targets in Syria.

Iran targets Israel from Syria, Israel responds Israel struck 50 Iranian targets in Syria after 20 rockets were fired towards Israel’s front defensive line in the Golan Heights early Thursday morning by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp’s Quds Force, the IDF announced. The targets all belonged to IRGC’s Quds Force and included intelligence sites, logistics […]

Projectiles fired towards Israeli forward defensive line in the Golan.

IDF forces mobilize in the north of Israel following Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, May 9, 2018. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Iranian forces on the Syrian-held side of the Golan Heights fired around 20 projectiles towards Israeli army positions in the forward defensive line of the Golan Heights causing no […]

Syria accuses Israel of new strikes while IDF orders bomb shelters opened.

An Israeli air force F-15 fighter jet flies during an exhibition as part of the graduation ceremony of air force pilots at Hatzerim air base in southern Israel. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) The army also said it raised preparedness of “troops for an attack” and deployed air defenses in the north of the country. Israeli […]

WATCH: Syrian army says ‘enemy’ rocket attacks strike at military bases.

Israeli Air Force F15 planes fly during an aerial demonstration at a graduation ceremony for Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim air base in southern Israel, December 27, 2017.. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) An opposition source said one of the locations hit was an army base widely known as a recruitment center for Iranian-backed […]

Tariffs, Trade, Terrorism, Syria, Iran on the Table for Trump and Macron Bilateral Meetings.

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to tackle controversial topics from trade to terrorism during the first state visit of the Trump administration. Trump and Macron will discuss economic, diplomatic, and global issues during the state visit, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders informed reporters on Monday. “The first lady […]

US found chlorine gas, nerve agent in samples from Syria attack: report.

Blood and urine samples from the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria have tested positive for chlorine gas and a nerve agent, according to U.S. officials. MSNBC reported Thursday that the U.S. obtained samples from the attack site in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, and determined that they contained traces of chlorine […]

Syrian Refugee: I’d Love to Buy Trump a Beer – He Has a Bigger Heart Than Obama.

Kassem Eid survived the 2013 Syrian chemical attack and for nearly two years lived in a constant state of war and violence. As a refugee in America, his heart longs for peace in his home land. After years of President Obama’s reluctance to intervene in Syria, Eid is thrilled that President Trump is finally helping […]

China Joins Russia, Iran in Condemning U.S. Strike on Syria: ‘We Oppose the Use of Force’

China joined dictator Bashar al-Assad’s allies Russia and Iran in condemning the precision airstrikes by the United States, France, and Britain on Saturday. The airstrikes targeted regime scientific research centers in Syria in response to the recent chemical attack against civilians that the Pentagon has attributed to the Syrian regime. A day prior to the attack, […]

Trump, allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes.

A Syrian soldier inspects the wreckage of a building described as part of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) compound in the Barzeh district north of Damascus, during a press tour organised by the Syrian government after US-led strikes (AFP Photo/LOUAI BESHARA) Washington (United States) (AFP) – US President Donald Trump and his British […]

Klukowski: President Trump’s Syria Strikes Are Constitutional.

While experts can debate whether striking Syria is good policy, the legal reality should not be open to debate: President Donald Trump’s strikes against Syria were fully authorized by the U.S. Constitution. Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the Constitution says that only Congress has the power “to declare War.” However, Article II, Section […]

BATTLE ASSESSMENT: Here Is How The Devastating Strike On Syria Went Down.

The early morning coalition strikes on Syria’s chemical weapons infrastructure Saturday destroyed three critical targets, crippling the Syrian regime’s ability to create chemical weapons. “We sent a very clear message last night,” Pentagon spokesman Dana White explained Saturday, further commenting, “We hope he [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] heard it.” Around 4 a.m. in Syria, American, […]

The Importance of Striking Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center.

This photo shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes in Barzeh, near Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April 14, 2018. (SANA via AP) With air strikes on Syria’s chemical weapons facilities, carried out jointly with Britain and France, America has done the right thing. Leading […]

Trump Administration ‘Confident’ Assad Regime Used Chemical Weapons to ‘Terrorize’ Syrian Civilians.

The White House issued a detailed list of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, blaming Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using them against his own people. “The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women, […]

US, Britain and France launch joint strikes on Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal.

US President Donald Trump announced late Friday that a joint US-British-French operation had been launched on Syria, targeting the “criminal” regime of Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. Loud explosions lit up the skies over the Syrian capital as Trump announced the […]

U.S. strikes on Syria, launched in concert with British, French allies, are “now underway.”

President Donald Trump says the United States has “launched precision strikes” on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program. Trump spoke from the White House Friday night. He says a “combined operation” with France and the United Kingdom is underway. Trump says that last Saturday, Syrian President Bashar Assad deployed chemical weapons in what was […]

Armada of US warships steaming toward Middle East.

The guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke gets under way as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group deployment toward the Middle East. An armada of 12 warships — the largest US strike force since the 2003 Iraq war – is steaming toward the Middle East as President Trump mulls an attack on […]

Trump Puts Off Syria Strike Decision, Will Consult with Allies.

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said he would consult further with allies. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned such an attack carried […]

‘Russia, get ready’: Trump says ‘nice and new’ missiles will strike Syria.

In this file photo taken on March 13, 2018, US President Donald Trump gestures after speaking to military personnel at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California.(AFP Photo/Mandel Ngan/Alternative Crop) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Russia that “nice and new” missiles would be heading to Syria and Moscow should “get ready.” […]

Latest Israeli Airstrike in Syria Likely Stopped New Iranian threat.

Amid fallout from chemical weapons attack, Israel enforces its own red lines in Syria, while sending a message to Iran and Hezbollah. The recent missile strike on a military airbase deep in the central Syrian desert looks like the latest installment in a long-standing Israeli campaign to police its red lines against highly dangerous developments […]

U.S. Navy Destroyer Heads Towards Syria as Trump Vows ‘Major Decision’

A U.S. Navy destroyer reportedly entered waters near Syria shortly after President Donald Trump promised to make a “major decision” Monday on whether to order airstrikes against Bashar al-Assad. The Associated Press reports that the USS Donald Cook is now closing in on Syrian shores, armed with the same Tomahawk cruise missiles the U.S. used on a […]

Trump cancels South America trip to ‘oversee the American response to Syria’

* President Trump will not travel to South America this week, the White House says. * Vice President Mike Pence will make the trip in Trump’s stead. * The White House says Trump will stay in the U.S. in order to “oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world.  […]

Disaster: Obama’s ‘Smart Power’ Syria Policy Was a Catastrophe, and Trump is Trying to Clean Up the Mess.

The wages of the Obama administration’s shambolic foreign policy on Syria were felt again over the weekend, as dozens of Syrians in a rebel-held city — including young children — were gassed to death in a horrifying apparent chemical weapons attack.  The New York Times reports that the slaughter appears to have helped the Assad […]

Seven Crises John Bolton Faces on Day One as National Security Adviser.

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton began his tenure as National Security Adviser on Monday, taking over the position from H.R. McMaster. To say that Bolton has a full plate as he sits down at his desk would be an understatement. Here are the seven most urgent national security crises he faces on Day One. Syrian […]

WATCH: Team Obama Said Syria Had Been Cleansed Of Chemical Weapons. Over And Over And Over Again.

The Obama administration spent its years routinely stating that the arc of history bent toward justice, that human rights violations violated the world’s sensibilities, and that unlike cowboy-esque Republicans, Democrats would ensure that the world remained safe from the predations of monsters like Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. In fact, President Obama issued a “red line,” […]

President Trump Takes Swipe at Barack Obama and His Fake Red Line in the Syrian Sand.

At least seven times Barack Obama warned Assad that using chemical weapons would cross a red line. There have been over a dozen chemical weapons attacks reported in Syria since 2012. On Sunday dozens of people including children reportedly choked to death in a chemical attack near Douma, east of Damascus. President Trump lashed out […]

Trump threatens a “big price” after reports of deadly chemical attack in Syria.

An affected Syrian child receives medical treatment after Assad regime forces allegedly conducted a poisonous gas attack in the city of Douma on April 7, 2018. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images On Saturday, dozens of people were killed in Syria in a suspected chemical attack. Aid groups are blaming President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the assault; United […]

White House: Military Committed to Eradicating Islamic State Before Leaving Syria.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders clarified the administration’s position on withdrawing American troops from Syria after President Donald Trump urged the military to bring the troops home. “The military mission to eradicate ISIS [the Islamic State] in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed,” Sanders wrote in a […]

Israel Unleashes Hell On Iranian, Syrian Military Sites After One Of Its Fighters Was Shot Out Of The Sky.

Israel Launches Massive Airstrikes Against Iranian, Syrian Military Sites Israel bombed Iranian and Syrian military forces in Syrian territory Saturday, risking escalation an already heated conflict. After an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace early Saturday, Israel responded by shooting down the drone and then bombing the launch site in Syria. One of the F-16 fighters […]

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