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Five Lessons to Be Learned from the U.S. Strikes Against Assad

Ahmadi Nasab, Less than 72 hours after Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in Syria, America responded by targeting the air base used for the gas attacks. The primary motive for the strikes doubtless is to restore America’s moral leadership. The level of disharmony at the international level and the United Nations makes America the only

Tillerson, Trump team try to clarify foreign policy after airstrikes

President Trump’s top officials moved Sunday to define the administration’s foreign policy — saying the Syria air strikes haven’t reversed their stances on ISIS and other world issues but made clear the president will “act in the best interest” of Americans against unchecked threats and aggression. “Our priority in Syria,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

North Korea vows to bolster its defenses, says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

North Korea vowed to bolster its defenses to protect itself against airstrikes similar to the ones President Donald Trump ordered on Friday against a Syrian airbase. North Korea called the strikes “absolutely unpardonable,” saying they prove its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington’s “evermore reckless moves for a war.” The comments

Islamist Rebels Praise Missile Strike: ‘It is Definitely a Positive Development’

Mikael Thalen | Infowars, U.S. attack “put the Assad regime on notice,” rebel spokesman says. Islamist rebels are praising the U.S. airstrike against a Syrian airbase Thursday as a “positive development” in their fight against the Assad government. Labib al-Nahhas, foreign political relations head for Ahrar al-Sham, an Islamist rebel group in the region, heralded

Black Trump Supporter Blasts Sanctuary Cities: “All the Jobs Are Going to Illegals!”

Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars, “When my people do a crime, they get three strikes, your people do a crime, they get amnesty” Video footage from a town hall meeting in Cudahy, California shows an African-American Trump supporter passionately slamming sanctuary cities as a racist assault on the black community. “Sanctuary cities are racist –

Trump, Drones, and Transparency

Daniel DePetris, On the same day that President Donald J. Trump inherited the presidency and all of the executive power that comes with it, another event occurred halfway around the world in a little backwater country called Yemen. In the Yemeni province of Bayda, an unmanned aircraft, piloted either by the U.S. military or the

Pentagon strikes new F-35 deal with Lockheed after Trump involvement

The Trump administration announced Friday that the Pentagon has reached a tentative deal with Lockheed Martin for the purchase of 90 F-35 jets at the lowest price in the program’s history – saving the government millions, officials said. Trump, as president-elect, made headlines in December when he tweeted that the costs for the F-35 program

Fires in Israel Could Spell Danger Ahead for America

Armstrong Williams, Thousands of firefighters risked their lives in Israel over the past week as they battled hundreds of fierce wildfires. Neighboring friendly nations, including Croatia, Greece, Jordan, Egypt, Italy, Russia and Turkey, did not hesitate to come to Israel’s aid, sending additional personnel and firefighting aircraft. Never to be outdone, on Saturday, the United

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, triggering tsunamis

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northeast Japan early Tuesday, sending residents fleeing to higher ground and prompting worries about the nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsumani five years ago. Lines of cars were seen snaking away from the coast in the pre-dawn hours after authorities issued a tsunami warning

Proposition 57: Do You Feel Lucky?

Debra J. Saunders, Sponsors say Proposition 57, the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016, will save taxpayers money by making nonviolent felons eligible for parole earlier and improve fairness by having judges, not prosecutors, decide whether juveniles are tried as adults. Critics call it a “get out of jail early” card. I would add