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American Troops In Syria Receive Christmas Gifts Thanks To ‘Operation Holiday Express’

American Troops In Syria Receive Christmas Gifts Thanks To ‘Operation Holiday Express’

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   Hundreds of American troops in Syria received Christmas gifts because of “Operation Holiday Express,” an effort spearheaded by U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq. The presents were delivered with a CH-47 Chinook helicopter and coalition forces wore Santa Claus hats as they delivered presents to American troops, according to the Associated Press. Soldiers […]

Erdogan is a Bigger Evil to the Kurds Than Syria’s Al-Assad

Erdogan is a Bigger Evil to the Kurds Than Syria’s Al-Assad

    By Sigrid Weidenweber We all remember Bashar al-Assad’s poison gas attacks on the Kurdish population during President Obama’s governance.  They were the poison killings, driving Obama to draw the famous red line, which al-Assad promptly crossed and poisoned some more. The world was aghast that such dastardly implements of war, forbidden by the […]

‘GREAT JOB’ — President Trump Declassifies Photo Of Dog Involved In Killing ISIS Leader

‘GREAT JOB’ — President Trump Declassifies Photo Of Dog Involved In Killing ISIS Leader

  By JUSTIN CARUSO CONTRIBUTOR   President Donald Trump declassified a photo of the dog who was involved in the U.S. mission that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “We have declassified a picture of the wonderful dog (name not declassified) that did such a GREAT JOB in capturing and killing […]

‘Whimpering And Screaming’: Trump Details Baghdadi’s Last Moments

‘Whimpering And Screaming’: Trump Details Baghdadi’s Last Moments

  VIRGINIA KRUTA ASSOCIATE EDITOR . President Donald Trump confirmed in a televised speech Sunday morning that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a raid Saturday night in northern Syria. WATCH:      Trump took the podium slightly after his scheduled announcement time and made the official announcement, saying that DNA results […]

US Military Reportedly Targets ISIS Leader In Operation

US Military Reportedly Targets ISIS Leader In Operation

PHILLIP NIETO CONTRIBUTOR   The United States military has reportedly targeted Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, in an operation in northwest Syria on Saturday, according to multiple reports. President Donald Trump is expected to give an announcement Sunday morning, said Hogan Gidley, the White House deputy press secretary, but it’s unclear what exactly he’ll […]

Pence, Pompeo Secure Ceasefire In Syria During Turkey Trip

Pence, Pompeo Secure Ceasefire In Syria During Turkey Trip

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo successfully secured a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on Thursday, meaning Turkish forces will permanently suspend military operations in northern Syria after allowing Kurdish troops leave the region. Pence and Pompeo traveled to Turkey to meet with President Erdogan after […]

Trump tells lawyers sue Schiff in speech to Christian conservatives; explains reason for exiting Syria

Trump tells lawyers sue Schiff in speech to Christian conservatives; explains reason for exiting Syria

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Donald J. Trump speaking to the Values Voter Summit said he told his lawyers “sue him (Adam Schiff).  He has immunity…I said, sue him anyway,  even if we lose, the American pubic will understand.” The potential lawsuit would be for the House Intelligence Committee Chair fabricated narrative of the July […]

Entangling Alliances Make For Forever Wars

Entangling Alliances Make For Forever Wars

  by Thomas L. Knapp In March of 2018, US president Donald Trump promised “we’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon.” That December, he issued an order to begin withdrawing US troops. Apparently the order never got executed. Most of a year later, US forces remain.Now Trump and his opponents are arguing over […]

Syria: In the History of Bad Excuses, This One’s Top-Tier

Syria: In the History of Bad Excuses, This One’s Top-Tier

  By Thomas L. Knapp US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) thinks — I’m using the term “thinks” very loosely here — that Americans dying in Syria is a compelling reason to continue exposing Americans to the danger of dying in Syria. So do Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), James Inhofe (R-OK), and Jack Reed (D-RI). Ever […]

Trump’s Holiday Gift to America: Hope for a Little More Peace on Earth?

Trump’s Holiday Gift to America: Hope for a Little More Peace on Earth?

  By Thomas L. Knapp In March, US president Donald Trump promised the American public that US troops would be leaving Syria “very soon.” Nine months later, he threw Washington’s political establishment into turmoil by finally ordering the withdrawal he’d promised. Politicians like US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who’d never once in four years bestirred […]

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