Haley to White House: ‘I Don’t Get Confused’

A disagreement over Russian sanctions has turned into a public row between the White House and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Both sides are unsure as to when, and how exactly, the misunderstanding came about. Mrs. Haley left the West Wing last Friday with the understanding that the Trump administration would be […]

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President Trump on Syria: ‘Mission Accomplished’

The U.S. military hit three sites in Syria overnight believed to be critical sites in the Syrian government’s chemical weapons program infrastructure. According to U.S. officials all three sites were destroyed. Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr, during a briefing this morning from the Pentagon, said the strikes “will […]

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Syrian Dictator Assad Accused of Another Chemical Weapons Attack

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is accused of using chemical weapons against his own people in the latest horrific development in the civil war raging in that country. The conflict started in 2011 and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. International aid groups claim forty-eight people, many of them children, were killed in the city […]

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Trump Hints at Keeping at U.S. Troops in Syria, Reluctantly

The White House has indicated that despite recent comments by President Trump, U.S. troops will not be pulling out of Syria abruptly. “The military mission to eradicate ISIS in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed. The United States and our partners remain committed to eliminating the small ISIS […]

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White House Decision to Halt $200 Million in Syria Aid Leaves Top State Dept., Pentagon Officials Scratching Their Heads

Amid growing uncertainty over U.S. policy in Syria, Top Defense and State Department officials have asked the White House for clarification of President Trump’s recent comments that the U.S. would soon be pulling out of Syria. “We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” the president told […]

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President Trump Contradicting Top U.S. officials Says Troops in Syria Will be Coming Home Very Soon

President Trump indicated that the U.S. would be ending its military presence in Syria very soon, contradicting past statements and policy from top advisers and cabinet officials who have indicated that the U.S.’ presence in the Middle Eastern country should not end abruptly. “We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of […]

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United Nations Votes to Unanimously Approve Syrian Ceasefire After Days of Pro-Assad Bombing Leaves Hundreds of Civilians Dead

The United Nations has unanimously approved a ceasefire in Syria after days of bombing has left hundreds of dead and thousands injured.  And the numbers are expected to rise. Doctors Without Borders has reported at least 520 dead and 2,500 wounded in the attacks by the Bashar Assad regime that started last Sunday.  The bombings […]

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U.S.-Led Coalition Forces Bomb Pro-Assad-Regime Group in Syria

American-led coalition forces have attacked Pro-Assad forces in Syria, according to U.S. officials Wednesday evening.  Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters was attacked by Syrian pro-regime forces, and in response, the U.S.-led coalition conducted airstrikes. The attack from pro-regime forces was unprovoked and occurred about five miles east of the Euphrates River, which is a deconfliction line.  […]

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