5 Reasons Congress Should Press Obama on Syria

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) both endorsed military action in Syria yesterday, but it’s unclear whether President Obama has sufficient support in Congress for a resolution authorizing such action. House and Senate hearings this week give Members of Congress an opportunity to question the Obama Administration on Syria and […]

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These are the People Obama is Funding and Supporting in Syria

SYRIA: Obama-armed and funded al-Qaeda linked rebels force 24 civilian passengers off bus and behead all of them, including a mother and baby. Al-Qaeda militants kill 24 civilians near Ras al-Ain Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist groups operating in Syria, including the al-Nusra Front, are trying to capture Kurdish territories and make them part of a state they […]

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Syria: Israel Between a Rock and a Hard Place

August 29, 2013 14:04 by Simon Plosker The current news cycle is, unsurprisingly, dominated by Syria and the increasing probability of a US-led military strike in reaction to President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons. HonestReporting will be there monitoring the media to make sure that all angles concerning Israel are covered fairly and accurately […]

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Syrian Media Releases List of Potential Targets in Israel

As US President Obama continues to mull his options over a potential military intervention in Syria, Syrian state media is upping the ante, publicizing a list of “targets” that the Syrian military could target with “long-range missiles” in the event of a US-led attack. Aerial photos of the purported targets were released by state media, including strategic military positions […]

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi

Morsi to be Tried for Inciting to Murder

Egypt’s state prosecutor said on Sunday he has referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi for trial on charges of inciting the murder of protesters, the BBC reported. The accusations relate to violence outside the presidential palace in Cairo last December when seven people were killed in clashes. Fourteen other members of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood are to […]

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CIA finds 1 in 5 flagged job applicants come from Hamas, Hezbollah, al Qaeda

By Cheryl K. Chumley The Washington Times Individuals with connections to al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations repeatedly tried to obtain jobs in US intelligence community; ‘One of five CIA applicants has connections to hostile groups’ An estimated one-fifth of a subset of all applicants for Central Intelligence Agency positions had significant ties to the terror […]

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Suez Canal Attacked by Terrorists

Egyptian authorities announced this weekend that a container ship passing through the Suez Canal was attacked by terrorists, who apparently sought to close the strategic waterway. The Panama-flagged vessel reportedly escaped major damage. More importantly, the canal was not forced to close, which would have disrupted global shipping operations, ratcheted up oil prices, and complicated the […]

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Saudi Prince Bandar behind chemical attack in Syria

Syrians in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta say Saudi Arabia provided chemical weapons for an al-Qaeda linked terrorist group which they blame for the August 21 chemical attack in the region, a Mint Press News report says. The article co-authored by a veteran AP reporter, said interviews with doctors, residents, anti-government forces and their families […]

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