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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 […]

Trump Explains His Decision to Withdraw from Syria

Trump Explains His Decision to Withdraw from Syria

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump explained his Wednesday decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, in a series of tweets Thursday. Getting out of Syria was no surprise. I’ve been campaigning on it for years, and six months ago, when I very publicly wanted to do it, I agreed to stay […]

Treason, Facebook Censorship, Judges and more Judges | Look At News Daily  (July14-20/Day 175-181) Week 26

Treason, Facebook Censorship, Judges and more Judges | Look At News Daily  (July14-20/Day 175-181) Week 26

By Michael Hernandez   July 14 (Saturday):  Day 175 Democrats fighting Trump’s Supreme Court nomination Democrats are fighting with each other over how to oppose President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Far left, progressive activists are butting heads with center-left Democrats on the fence about opposing Kavanaugh because of his […]

Trump Seeks Middle Ground in Foreign Policy Balancing Act

Trump Seeks Middle Ground in Foreign Policy Balancing Act

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness Was the latest round of airstrikes in Syria a one-time hit to restore deterrence and stop the future use of chemical weapons, or was it part of a slippery slope of more interventions in the Middle East? President Donald Trump was elected in part because he promised an end […]

Trump Isn’t the First War Criminal President. He Should be the Last.

Trump Isn’t the First War Criminal President. He Should be the Last.

  By Thomas L. Knapp Only a couple of weeks ago, US president Donald Trump stated his desire to bring American troops home from Syria: “We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon …. Let the other people take care of it now.” As if on cue: An alleged chemical attack in Douma, where […]

Syria: Is Trump Finally Putting America First?

Syria: Is Trump Finally Putting America First?

  By Thomas L. Knapp During a visit to Ohio to promote his infrastructure plan on March 29, US president Donald Trump dropped one of the bombshells that Americans have become accustomed to over the last year and a half: “We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon …. Let the other people take […]

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

MEXICO CITY – Mexico is closing out 2017 – tied with Syria – as the world’s most dangerous country for journalists, with 12 reporters murdered during the year, the highest yearly total in its history. Twelve journalists also were killed in wartorn Syria during 2017. Although Reporters Without Borders (RSF) registered a global decline in […]

Here’s how much ground ISIS has lost since Trump took over

Here’s how much ground ISIS has lost since Trump took over

by Jamie McIntyre | Dec 23, 2017   The defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria rapidly accelerated during President Trump’s first year in office, beginning with the fall of East Mosul on Jan. 25, and continuing with a cascading series of defeats for the brutal terrorist group over the next 11 months. The campaign liberated […]

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