All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Syria’

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 that international inspectors must be on the ground in Syria by November, John Kerry said, speaking at a news conference …

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David Petraeus Target of Protests at CUNY

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 the Middle East. On September 11 (Funny how these things just happen, isn’t it?), however, a ruckus was raised outside …

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Elizabeth O’Bagy Fired For Lying About Her PHD

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. This would normally not get her noticed, but after the recent attacks in Syria using chemical weapons, she is suddenly …

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Putin Pens New York Times Op-Ed, Talks Foreign Policy

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. “Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is …

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Ann Coulter: Neocon bomb thrower thinks Obama is “Monkey”?

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. Like a precision clock, she has the remarkable penchant for saying something so outrageous every month that you can almost …

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Sarah Palin Tweets “Bomb Obamacare”

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 on Obamacare, which goes into effect on October 1. Palin’s big concern with the Affordable Care Act is that “death …

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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 acknowledged that the “diplomatic path” must be handled carefully in order to convince Syria that the U.S. means business, something …

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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 stated that “… Assad regime’s inhuman use of weapons of mass destruction against innocent men, women, and children violates a …

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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. military involvement is credible to the Syrian government. In other words, Syria needs to know the U.S. means business. “Nothing …

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Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama

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 support. This during an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace, saying, “We will pursue this diplomatic track.” The proposal—generally that …

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Charlie Rose: Assad denies gas attack, is CIA lying?

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 attack that took place during August 2013. A teaser to the interview was played on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on …

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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 their message is as loud as a storm. On Saturday, a majority of the Christians made their voices heard as …

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