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US Politics & Gov't

Three Men in Brooklyn Arrested for ISIS Connection ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, FBI, Brooklyn NY, ISIS/ISIL, arrests, Turkey, Syria, government, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
The FBI made one of the arrests this morning at JFK airport as Akhror Saidakhmetov was preparing to fly from New York to Turkey. According to court documents, Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev wanted to join ISIS, and if they couldn't get into Syria,...

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, military, Iraq, Syria, ethics, government, war, politics )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Congress should prohibit the use of U.S. ground combat forces for offensive operations in Iraq or Syria, permitting only narrow exceptions like rescue of U.S. personnel.
In Iraq and Syria the US Sanctions Its Allies While Its Friends Back Its Enemies (Got That?)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Iraq, Syria, Iran, Israel, Hezbollah, ISIS/ISIL, Russia, war, news, government, confusion, politics, military, freedoms )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The war in Syria and Iraq has so many sides itâEUR(TM)s hard to keep track of the teams. In Syria, weâEUR(TM)re fighting the Assad government, but weâEUR(TM)re also fighting the rebels who are fighting the Assad government, putting us on both sides of that civil war.
Syrian Rebels Use US Supplied Missiles
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US weapons, Syria, jihadists, Al qaeda, anti tank missiles )

Beatrice
- 118 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
There are concerns that weapons supplied by the US to Syrian rebels may have fallen into al-Qaeda's hands following reports that two of the main rebel groups receiving arms in Syria have surrendered to the terror group.
ArmyTimes: Poll: 70% of Troops Say No More Boots on the Ground in Iraq
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Military, Troops, Active Duty, Poll, No Boots on Ground, Middle East Crisis, Iraq, Syria, ISIS, War )

Brian
- 148 days ago - armytimes.com
"As the tide of war rises again in the Middle East, the military's rank and file are mostly opposed to expanding the new mission in Iraq and Syria to include sending a large number of U.S. ground troops into combat."
Would the Founders Put a Stop to War Without End?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, USA Founders, Thom Hartmann, Democracy, Iraq, Syria, Ancient Rome, War Without End )

Dandelion
- 150 days ago - youtube.com
Excellent video given by Thom Hartmann. Where are you Congress?
U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against Islamic State in Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., air strikes, Syria, Islamic State, military, government, terrorism )

Carrie
- 160 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. military expanded its war against the Islamic State late Monday by sending waves of warplanes and launching Tomahawk missiles into Syria to attack an array of targets in an aggressive & risk-laden operation that marks a new phase in the conflict.
The Speech Obama Didn't Want to Give
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIL, Iraq, Syria, Americans, US, Obama, speech, troops, military, government, ethics, war, terrorism )

Carrie
- 172 days ago - politico.com
This was the speech President Barack Obama never thought he'd have to give. Standing in front of the cameras in prime-time, Obama -- the man who won the White House in part due to his opposition to the Iraq War -- prepared the country to get even more...
Isis: Obama Looks for Support as He Finalises Plans for Air Offensive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ISIS, air strikes, Iraq, Syria, politics, government, terrorism, news, military )

Carrie
- 174 days ago - theguardian.com
The White House was on Monday finalising its plan for a sustained confrontation against Islamic State (Isis) militants, which could involve extending air strikes in Iraq to the jihadist group's strongholds in Syria.
US Top Brass: Striking Syria Back on the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS militants, Syria, Iraq, middle-east, US, military, government, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 191 days ago - commondreams.org
At a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said his determination is that the only way to adequately defeat the ISIS militants in Iraq is by expanding military operations--including...
Noam Chomsky: Our Govt. Is Capable of Creating Total Catastrophe for Humankind
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, nationalism, Latin America, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, Israel, Monroe Doctrine, Manifest Destiny, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic pact, NAFTA, Chomsky )

Lynn
- 239 days ago - alternet.org
...but when he complained, he was instructed by Washington that this had only been a verbal promise, a gentleman's agreement, hence without force. If he was naïve enough to accept the word of American leaders, it was his problem.
John Kerry's Sad Circle to Deceit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sec John Kerry, propaganda, dishonesty, lack of evidence, inteligence, tough talk, Ukraine, Syria, neocon politics )

Angelika
- 308 days ago - consortiumnews.com
For Kerry, playing fast and loose with the truth has become a pattern, so much so that he is quickly shredding the credibility he once had as a brave young naval officer who returned from Vietnam to speak out against the war ..>
Syria: Thank Congress's Resistance to War for the Chance of a Diplomatic Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syria, politics, us response, neocons, usa, war, ethics, government, obama, politics )

Cal
- 536 days ago - truth-out.org
The military intervention party has powerful advocates, including President Obama, but Congress has heard the American public.
Americans Are No Longer Interested in Policing the World, Mr. Obama | The Raw Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: syria, war, mideastwar, congress, obama, oppositiontowar )

BMutiny
- 538 days ago - rawstory.com
After 12 years of endless war; after Afghanistan, after Iraq, after Libya, after the drones in Pakistan, Yemen & Somalia, the American people have had enough. There is perhaps no better explanation for the rather remarkable situation unfolding right now
Los Angeles: Police Responding to Protest Against 'War With Syria,' 1 Arrested Already
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syria, Protesters, Arrests, California, obama, government, ethics, constitution, americans, usa, war, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 538 days ago - theepochtimes.com
"Anti-war in Syria protest has drawn a couple of hundred protestors to Hollywood and Highland. Traffic is terrible. Avoid the area."
 

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