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Federal Using Comey as a Distraction, Trump Bombed Syrian Govt As They Fought ISIS

Using Comey as a Distraction, Trump Bombed Syrian Govt As They Fought ISIS

08 Jun 2017   Posted by Claire Bernish With attention diverted to testimony by James Comey, the US attacked Syrian government forces — again — but this time, Damascus warned there would be dire consequences, which could bring about world war. As if further proof were needed that the U.S. harbors interests having nothing to do …

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Federal Russia blocks UN resolution on Syria

Russia blocks UN resolution on Syria

By Mallory Shelbourne – 04/12/17 03:25 PM EDT 160 3,442AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Google+ A United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the reported use of chemical weapons in Syria and demanding access for investigators failed Wednesday because of a Russian veto. It is the eighth time Russia has vetoed a resolution on Syria since the start …

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Federal AP Just Confirmed Our Worst Fears About Syria’s Chemical Attack

AP Just Confirmed Our Worst Fears About Syria’s Chemical Attack

Posted By: Jamie Green April 10, 2017 An explosive report from the Associated Press claims that the Russian government knew that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was going to attack civilians. The report cited an anonymous “senior U.S. official,” who told the AP’s Robert Burns that a drone that was seen flying above a hospital in …

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Federal Republican, Democratic lawmakers call strike against Syria unconstitutional

Republican, Democratic lawmakers call strike against Syria unconstitutional

April 7, 2017 Mark Wilson/Getty Images Several lawmakers, including Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), are calling for Congress to vote on authorizing any future military operations in Syria. “While we all condemn the atrocities in Syria, the United States was not attacked,” Paul said on Twitter. “The president needs Congressional authorization …

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Federal U.S. Conducts First Direct Military Strike Against Assad Regime In Syria

U.S. Conducts First Direct Military Strike Against Assad Regime In Syria

President Trump warned Thursday that “something should happen” in response to the use of poison gas on civilians. By Jessica Schulberg , Mollie Reilly The U.S. military launched its first direct attack at the Syrian government on Thursday, marking an escalation of American involvement in the country’s six-year civil war. After two days of deliberation, …

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Federal Rubio: Trump admin’s actions encouraged horrific gas attack in Syria

Rubio: Trump admin’s actions encouraged horrific gas attack in Syria

By Oliver Willis   | April 5, 2017 Some Republican senators are breaking ranks to point out that the devastating gas attack ordered by Syria’s government came soon after the Trump administration said they would no longer pursue the previous U.S. demand that Bashar al-Assad be removed from power. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson) In an interview with the …

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