Syria
May 2017
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Parts of Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia were pretty good

Taylor Millard May 21, 2017 8:01 PM

Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.

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Trump: Heck yeah, I shared intel with the Russians

Ed Morrissey May 16, 2017 8:41 AM

Code Red.

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Uh oh: Knives out for H.R. McMaster?

Allahpundit May 08, 2017 3:31 PM

“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”

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Progress? Powers agree on Syria no-fly zone after chemical-weapons attacks

Ed Morrissey May 05, 2017 2:41 PM

Sectarian partition?

Apr 2017
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Video: How Russia and Syria lied about the chemical weapons attack

John Sexton Apr 26, 2017 10:11 PM

“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”

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U.S. announces sanctions on 271 Syrians linked to chemical weapons

John Sexton Apr 24, 2017 7:01 PM

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

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“I am all in”: Lindsey Graham has a fee-vah and the only prescription is more Donald Trump

Allahpundit Apr 19, 2017 5:21 PM

“I am, like, the happiest dude in America right now.”

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Syrian defector: Of course Assad kept hundreds of tons of chemical weapons

Ed Morrissey Apr 17, 2017 2:41 PM

“There was nothing that was going to stop Assad from killing our families…”

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Syria’s first lady smiles her way through hubby’s bloody civil war

Andrew Malcolm Apr 14, 2017 12:41 PM

Gas attacks? No, we’re feeling fine, thank you.

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U.S. intercepted communications of Syrian military planning chemical attack

John Sexton Apr 13, 2017 12:41 PM

“…part of an immediate review of all intelligence in the hours after the attack”

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Assad: I gave up all my chemical weapons. Trust me.

Ed Morrissey Apr 13, 2017 10:01 AM

Attack claims “100% fabrication.”

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Trump: On second thought, NATO is no longer obsolete

Allahpundit Apr 12, 2017 6:41 PM

“I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.”

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Trump: We’re not going further on Syria

Ed Morrissey Apr 12, 2017 12:41 PM

A trap?

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Pentagon on Syrian airstrike: ‘We didn’t crater the runway’

John Sexton Apr 11, 2017 6:01 PM

“…the runway is of idle military interest.”

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White House to release refutation of Russian claims about chemical weapon attack

John Sexton Apr 11, 2017 1:21 PM

“The dossier refutes the Russian claim that the attack was on an opposition-held chemical weapons depot.”

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Tillerson to Russia: Choose between Assad and the US

Ed Morrissey Apr 11, 2017 8:41 AM

“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”

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U.S. official: Russia knew about Syrian chemical attack in advance

John Sexton Apr 10, 2017 5:21 PM

“the presence of the surveillance drone over the hospital couldn’t have been a coincidence…”

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Syria policy unsynched: Will US demand regime change?

Ed Morrissey Apr 10, 2017 2:41 PM

Tillerson snubbed?

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Poll: 57% approve of Syria airstrikes, but few want more military action

Ed Morrissey Apr 10, 2017 10:01 AM

Trump approval: 43/49.

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McMaster: We’re developing ‘a full range of options’ to end North Korea’s nuclear threat

Andrew Malcolm Apr 10, 2017 9:21 AM

101,300 gross tons of persuasion.

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Syrian survivor of 2013 sarin gas attack to Trump: Thank you!

Matt Vespa Apr 09, 2017 3:31 PM

CNN also tried to bait him into slamming Trump…it turned out poorly.

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Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Apr 09, 2017 8:01 AM

Diplomacy.

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Obama’s red line decision got rebuked this week (and his former advisers aren’t happy about it)

John Sexton Apr 08, 2017 8:31 PM

“It’s a complete indictment of Obama.”