Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

April 14th, 2018 - 10:03 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump: “Mission Accomplished!”

I can’t believe he tweeted that, but he did. And I’m pretty sure he didn’t run it by his speechwriters first. Even Assad is laughing. The Don declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ in Syria The political narrative emanating from Washington, D.C., changed Friday night when Th[...]

July 19th, 2017 - 5:51 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs


Trump ends covert CIA program to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria, a move sought by Moscow Closing the secret program is an acknowledgment of the limits on Washington’s ability to oust the Syrian president. WASHINGTONPOST.COM|BY GREG JAFFE[...]

May 15th, 2017 - 3:21 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs


Memo Signed By Assad Transfers Command And Financial Responsibility For Syrian Militias To Iran Throughout the Syria war, Iran has played a central role in establishing the Syrian militias operating alongside the Syrian regime’s regular army and army reserves. MEMRI.ORG[...]

April 11th, 2017 - 1:19 am § in Foreign Affairs


Iran’s Houthi rebels in Yemen are threatening free movement into and out of the Red Sea Acting “with the support of Iran,” the rebels have deployed “coastal defense missiles, radar systems, mines and explosives boats that have been migrated fr om the Strait of Hormuz,” US Central Comm[...]

April 10th, 2017 - 8:44 am § in Foreign Affairs, Politics

The Smoking Gun: Russian containers for binary chemical weapons.

Moh Kilani Mikhail Voskresensky, a reporter for Russian RIA Novosti news agency, in his footage from Shayrat, captured some Russian or Soviet containers for binary chemical weapons. The photos were taken at Shayrat Air Base to demonstrate the aftermath of the American missile strike. In the case wit[...]

April 7th, 2017 - 10:54 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Iran Sides With Syria

Hezbollah: Trump’s attack serves the ZionistsNasrallah’s organization: ‘The attack in Syria is a foolish step that will increase the tension in the region and serves Israel’s interests.’In the West, Trump is on the receiving end of something unusual: a flood of compliments; Eve[...]

April 5th, 2017 - 8:26 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs


Trump Blames Obama Administration For Syria Gas Attack Russia and Assad Blame Rebels For Gas Attack Killing Children  Putin Calls Trump’s Attack an Syria a ‘Significant Blow’ to Relationship[...]

April 4th, 2017 - 9:57 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: Syria gas attack reportedly kills dozens, including children

Doctor: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’ Dozens of people, including at least ten children, have been killed in what is suspected to be one of the deadliest chemical attacks in Syria in years, multiple activist groups say. Airstrikes hit the rebel-held city of Khan Sheikhoun in I[...]

February 19th, 2017 - 11:35 am § in Donald Trump, Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany Plead with Trump to Show Compassion for the Syrians

Jewish Holocaust survivors who fled Nazi Germany and other countries as children have a request for President Donald Trump: “Keep the doors open to refugees.” In a letter to Trump released Monday, more than 200 family members and survivors of the Kindertransport ― a program that sent around 1[...]

November 14th, 2016 - 6:08 pm § in Misc.

MiG Crashes Off of Russia’s Antique Aircraft Carrier

A Russian MiG-29k jet just crashed during its debut off the Syrian coast The jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea while trying to land on Russia’s sole aircraft carrier, the Russian Ministry of Defense said Monday in a statement. As Russia’s lone aircraft carrier and the Russian navy’s flagshi[...]