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US and Russia Reach Agreement on Syria

The New York times reports in a breaking story that The US and Russia have finally come to an agreement, calling for Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons to be destroyed or removed by the middle of 2014. The agreement states …

David Petraeus Target of Protests at CUNY
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The last time we heard from David Petraeus, he was resigning as director of the CIA due to his affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell. Since then, we haven’t heard much commotion from the scapegoat of US military actions in …

Elizabeth O’Bagy Fired For Lying About Her PHD
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Elizabeth O’Bagy is probably not known to most people, unless you have been following the debate surrounding Syria very closely. O’Bagy, 26 years old, until recently was a senior analyst at the Institute For The Study of War in Washington. …

Putin Pens New York Times Op-Ed, Talks Foreign Policy
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The “bad boy” president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has a message for the American people, and in a conveniently timed viral column that The New York Times published on September 11, Putin bypasses political pleasantries and gets right to business. …

Ann Coulter: Neocon bomb thrower thinks Obama is “Monkey”?
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Yesterday evening, the popular neoconservative commentator and author Ann Coulter felt impulsive enough to call Barack Obama a “monkey” who is apparently being danced around by Russian President Vladimir Putin. To put it mildly, Coulter is not new to controversy. …

Sarah Palin Tweets “Bomb Obamacare”
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Former VP candidate and Alaska governor Sarah Palin is being criticized for a Tweet she posted on Monday. While all eyes are on President Obama’s plans for how the United States should respond to the Syria crisis, Palin is focusing …

Obama Asks To Head Down “Diplomatic Path” With Syria

President Obama addressed the nation tonight regarding Syria and said he has asked Congress to delay a vote on whether or not to use military force while he pursues Russia’s plan to take over and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons. Obama …

Hillary Clinton Backs Obama’s Stance on Syria

In a speech given at an event sponsored by the Department of the Interior on Monday, former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced her support of President Barack Obama’s plan for a limited military strike against Syria. Clinton …

White House Backs Russia’s Proposal For Syria

President Obama agreed on Tuesday morning to work with the U.N. on a proposal to get Syria to give up its chemical weapons in order to avoid military action. The deal will only work, however, if the threat for U.S. …

Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama
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While expressing skepticism about promises from the Syrian regime to turn over chemical weapons, during a Monday night NBC News interview, later that evening… President Barack Obama leaned toward the proposal in the face of public opposition and wavering congressional …

Charlie Rose: Assad denies gas attack, is CIA lying?
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Did Bashar Al-Assad use lethal gas to kill his own people? In an exclusive interview with Charlie Rose to be aired Monday night on PBS, Assad has emphatically denied that he had anything to do with the alleged chemical weapons …

Syria Christians Arise To Pray For Peace

With tensions growing stronger with the current situation in Syria, a universal voice of Christianity arises among the fight. Even though the Christian population of Syria is a small percentage (10% according to the CIA’s World Factbook), the strength of …

Senator Ted Cruz on Obama, Syria and Benghazi
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In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz discussed his take on the U.S.’s handling of Syria and Benghazi. The Republican Texas senator said that President Obama doesn’t have the “authority” to issue an attack on Syria …

Harry Reid, Reconvenes Senate Early, Files Syria Rez
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid started forward momentum in Congress this weekend toward possible military intervention in Syria. The Democratic Senator from Nevada briefly reconvened his colleagues on Friday to file a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s desired military strikes …

Jaime Herrera Beutler: Baby Improves; Going to DC

Republican congresswoman from Washington state, Jaime Herrera Beutler, is temporarily stepping away from her infant daughter’s hospital bed in Palo Alto, CA, to be part of the upcoming vote on Syria. The Representative plans to return to her full duties …

Kenneth Cole Was Just “Provoking Dialogue” with Syria Tweet Kenneth Cole Was Just “Provoking Dialogue” with Syria Tweet

While the internet chastised designer Kenneth Cole yesterday for “mocking war to sell shoes,” the man himself says that he was only provoking discussion using his platform. Things are screwed up in Syria, and that’s the understatement of the year. …

G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed

The Group of 20, a group of countries developed and emerging whose populations comprise two out of three people on Earth, saw their world leaders gather in St. Petersburg over the last two days. First coming together in 2009 to …

Russian Warships Head to Syria’s Coast

The St. Petersburg central naval command has announced the large landing warship “Nikolai Filchenkov” will set sail for the Syrian coast to join two Russian destroyers which have already left, as Moscow boosts it’s presence in the region ahead of …

Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron

As the U.S. Congress debates the merits of bombing Syria, the British Prime Minister is also pushing the case for intervention in the Syrian Civil War. Speaking at the G20 summit today in Saint Petersburg, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron …

Kenneth Cole Is Tweeting Insensitive Things Again, This Time Making a Bad Syria Joke Kenneth Cole Is Tweeting Insensitive Things Again, This Time Making a Bad Syria Joke
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So, Kenneth Cole is once again saying some crap on Twitter that’s making people upset. The 59-year-old fashion designer is making light of the current situation in Syria and the United States’ potential involvement by using a common phrase, “boots …

John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action in Syria

Despite many constituents strongly disagreeing, John Boehner has verbally backed Obama after he called for American military action in Syria after learning Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, possible use of chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. “I’m going to support …