Tag: Syria

From Trump’s US to Syria, even the plain truth is tribal | Jonathan Freedland

The denigration of Robert Mueller and the White Helmets shows the extent to which provable facts are now under siege There was a time when, even if we disagreed about the remedy, we did at least agree that the patient was sick. We might argue about the meaning of this or that event, but all …

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What mission accomplished? More questions than answers after Syria bombing

Starting as night was turning into morning in Syria on Friday, April 13th, 103 missiles rained down on three targets in that country. The destinations of the strikes were located in the capital, Damascus and the it’s 3rd largest city, Homs. All three were said by representatives of the United States, France and the UK …

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Senators after classified Syria briefing: Trump has ‘no plan’, ‘Syria is Russia and Iran’s now’

On Tuesday, senators were given a classified briefing from Trump military officials on the Syrian airstrikes of last week. Those that received that briefing emerged from it nonplussed; their concern wasn’t due to arguments over whether the strike was legal or whether it was effective, but that the administration policy toward Syria was, still, nonexistent. Senators …

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7 questions about the Syria airstrikes that aren’t being asked

“Mission accomplished,” says the President. What, exactly, was the mission? And what exactly was accomplished? Donald Trump is being mocked for using this phrase in a tweet to praise what he claims was a “perfectly executed” airstrike against chemical weapons facilities in Syria. This recalls George W. Bush’s egregious evocation of the phrase in 2003 …

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Debunking 10 lies about Syria and Assad

When I wrote the article about the “Most Dangerous Decade” two weeks ago, I didn’t realize that my time frame was too optimistic. What’s happening now in Syria has the potential to start WW III. Don’t believe for a second that the Syrian crisis is over after Trump’s recent bombing. There are large regions of …

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Missile attack on Syria is a salute to “Russiagate” enthusiasts – whether they like It or not

Politicians, pundits and activists who’ve routinely denounced President Trump as a tool of Vladimir Putin can now mull over a major indicator of their cumulative impacts. The U.S.-led missile attack on Syria before dawn Saturday is the latest benchmark for gauging the effects of continually baiting Trump as a puppet of Russia’s president. Heavyweights of …

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6 Big Questions to Ask About the Latest Western Bombing of Syria

What do we really know? A friend writes from Damascus – ‘the ground is shaking’. It was 4am Damascus time. Our messages go back and forth. He says that he can see the tracers from the missiles and from the anti-aircraft fire. ‘This is not THE big strike’, he writes. He means that the United …

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What Mission Has the US Accomplished in Syria?

Trump announced that the US-led strikes in Syria were a "mission accomplished" US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the US-led strikes in Syria were a “mission accomplished”, adding that he had no intention of launching further strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's targets.

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‘Mission accomplished’: Trump defends boast to describe Syria strikes

Donald Trump: ‘I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great military term, it should be brought back. Use often!’ Donald Trump attempted to defend his use of the phrase “mission accomplished” in reference to Friday’s US-led military strikes in Syria. The US president had been criticised for using the …

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‘Trump Crapped All Over Us’ By Attacking Syria: Watch InfoWars’ Alex Jones Break Down in Tears

Jones now says Trump is a 'fraud' InfoWars founder Alex Jones had a weeping meltdown on Friday night after learning that President Donald Trump joined with France and the British to launch an attack on Syria in retaliation for a reported chemical attack on the residents of Douma. Reacting to the news of the military …

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