Strikes Between Israel and Iran Along Syria’s Border

Iran and Israel have reportedly exchanged military strikes in the Golan Heights, an area on Israel’s eastern border with Syria. The Israeli military said that it had struck nearly seventy targets including an Iranian military compound north of Damascus, arms storage warehouses at Damascus International Airport and a logistics headquarters belonging to the Quds Force, […]

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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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President Trump Warns Russian Ahead Of Possible Air Strike Against Syria

President Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to warn Russia to prepare for possible airstrikes against Syria. Russia is Syria largest benefactor. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’ You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing […]

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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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Foreign and Domestic

The shakeup in President Trump’s cabinet continues and the President wants to pull out of Syria.  We discuss both issues in today’s episode. http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Foreign_and_Domestic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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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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