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Spy Chief Calls Syria An 'Apocalyptic Disaster'

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence chief said on Tuesday the war in Syria had created an "...

John McCain Makes Controversial Hire

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

Less than a month after being fired for falsely claiming to hold a Ph.D, Syria researcher Elizabeth O'Bagy has a new job. Foreign Policy's The Cabl...

McCain Tells Russians They Deserve Better Than Putin

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for siding with "tyrannies," perpetuating bigotry, censoring the media and endo...

Giving Assad a License to Kill

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Of all American politicians, it is Senator John McCain who seems to really "get it" when it comes to dealing with the Assad regime.

McCain Hits GOP Who 'Dislike' Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said some Republicans resist President Barack Obama and his proposal for a U.S. military strike in Syria because they aren'...

GOP Senators Criticize Syria Deal

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two Republican senators who are among President Barack Obama's sharpest foreign policy critics on Saturday blasted a Syrian chemica...

McCain Giving Putin A Dose Of His Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is responding to Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the New York Times with a column of his own. McCain will at...

Michael Calderone

Syria Researcher Cited By Kerry, McCain Fired

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.12.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- During last week’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on possible military strikes against Syria, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) r...

McCain Says He Feels 'Very Badly' For Syrian Group

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he worries that the cause of rebels fighting Syria's President Bashar Assad has been obscured in th...

McCain Sounds Off On Syria Compromise

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain says the United States has no choice but to allow time for a new diplomatic offensive on Syria to "play out," even thou...

McCain Warns 'Boots On The Ground' Could Lead To Obama Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) insisted there will be no "boots on the ground" in Syria because if there were, "there would be an impeachment of the presi...

McCain: 'Maybe We Should Legalize' Pot

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain indicated he may be changing his stance on marijuana legalization during a town hall event in Arizona on Thursday. Arizona Daily S...

McCain Town Hall Crowd Demands Inaction

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix. The ...

'Hey, Man, Is This Possible Global Conflagration Interrupting Your Video Poker Time?'

Posted 09.05.2013 | Comedy

On his second night back at the helm of "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart continued to focus on the crisis in Syria and the Obama administration's seeming...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Panel Votes Yes On Plan To Bomb Bashar Assad

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Overcoming reservations from the left, the right and the American public, a Senate committee Wednesday passed a resolution to bomb Syria...

McCain Mocks Laura Ingraham

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) mocked Fox News host Laura Ingraham's "vast knowledge of military tactics and strategy" on Tuesday. During an appearance...

John McCain Plays Poker While Colleagues Discuss Whether We Need To Bomb Syria

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Congress held its first public hearing about U.S. plans for military intervention in Syria on Tuesday. At some point during the conversation, Sen. ...

Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers Voice Skepticism Over Syria Strike Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's push to strike Syria ran into a skeptical Congress Tuesday, but the chairman of the Senate Committee on Forei...

McCain Shames Fox News

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted Fox News' Brian Kilmeade on Tuesday for questioning members of a Syrian opposition groups' use of the phrase "Allah...

McCain Says He Cannot Support 'Doomed' Plan

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain says he will support President Barack Obama's request to intervene in Syria if the move would "reverse the situation on...

McCain Warns Of 'Catastrophic' Consequences Of Defying Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) warned that a Congressional vote against military action in Syria would be "catastrophic." McCain sounded the warning af...

Christina Wilkie

McCain Demands 'Plan And A Strategy' On Syria Intervention

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz) said on CBS' "Face The Nation" Sunday that he will not vote to authorize U.S. military action in Syria until he...

McCain, Graham Could Vote 'No' On Syria Attack

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) could vote "no" on President Barack Obama's proposed military action in Syria, saying in a ...

John McCain On Syria: We Must Act

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) told Fox News that he finds America's lack of support for the Syrian population "shameful," criticizing the Obama administr...

Needed: A Hippocratic Oath for U.S. Foreign Policy

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 09.22.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

Today the phrase American leadership stands for attempts by the United States to militarily convert societies and countries to conform to American beliefs and serve American interests.