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Ethnocentrism, Murder, Ethnic Cleansing, the End of Iraq and Syria as Entities -- Whose Boots on the Ground?

Phil Wolfson, MD | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Phil Wolfson, MD

There is no going back, cobbling together an Iraq, rescuing the boundaries of Syria. They are no more. The Middle East will be carved up again. The U.S. intervention made this probable. The Syrian holocaust made it a certainty.

Steve Jobs' Syrian Father: I Am 'Embarrassed' By Obama's Inaction On Syria

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Syrian-Americans have much to say about President Obama's stance on the country's use of chemical weapons in the August 21 attack and the escalating t...

What An American Strike In Syria Could Look Like

The Associated Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

One day after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made the case for an military strike against Syria in the Senate, America's diplomacy chief repeated ...

An Open Letter on Syria to Western Narcissists

Sean Lee | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Sean Lee

Please, don't let the conflict in Syria be about opposing America. Let it be about Syria, and what might actually help Syrians -- you know, the actually existing people who are dying by the tens of thousands in this brutal war. But if you can't do that, then do me a favor, and please shut up.

Leadership 101 for U.S. Intervention in Syria

David Peck | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
David Peck

It's worse than deja vu -- it's as if we're deliberately TRYING to repeat our past mistakes and hoping for different results. Insanity.

Obama And Top Officials Made At Least 88 Calls To Foreign Leaders About Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called British Prime Minister David Cameron about Syria again on Tuesday, the White House said, ...

Kerry To Make Statement On Syria

AP | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration was expected Monday to toughen its criticism of Syria's alleged chemical weapons use, with Secretary of State J...

Assad's Government: A U.S. Attack Would Send Middle East Up In Flames

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Syria warned the United States against any military action over a suspected chemical weapons attack in ...

Assad's Government: A U.S. Attack Would Send Middle East Up In Flames

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

* Syria says US intervention would be "no picnic" * Iran warns of severe consequences * Syria suggests access will not be granted to chemical at...

Top General Lays Out U.S. Options In Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one...

Top Military Officer: U.S. Considering Use Of Force In Syria

AP | By RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain said Thursday he will block Army Gen. Martin Dempsey's nomination for a second term as Joint Chiefs of Staff chai...

David Wood

As Obama Weighs Options for Syria, No-Fly Zone Gets Complicated | David Wood | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A no-fly zone over Syria means American boots on the ground. Among President Obama's difficult options as he grapples with growing pr...

Obama Doesn't Foresee Ground Troops In Syria

AP | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- President Barack Obama says he doesn't foresee sending U.S. ground troops into Syria. Obama was asked at a news conference in...

Pattern Seen In Alleged Chemical Weapons Use In Syria

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- The instances in which chemical weapons are alleged to have been used in Syria were purportedly small in scale: nothing along the lines of S...

Obama 'Deeply Skeptical' Of Assad's Chemical Weapons Claim

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States is investigating whether chemical weapons have been deployed in Syria, but h...

U.S. Sending $60 Million In Aid To Syrian Rebels

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 04.30.2013 | World

ROME — In a significant policy shift, the Obama administration said Thursday it would for the first time provide non-lethal aid directly to rebe...