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War in Syria

Jason Linkins

The Military Can't Come Up With A Name For Its War Against ISIS. We're Here To Help. | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

One of the things that our ongoing military operation against the Islamic State does not currently have -- besides congressional approval, clearly dem...

White House Loosens Airstrike Policy In Syria And Iraq

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration has exempted its current military campaign in Syria and Iraq from strict standards imposed last year aimed at preventing civi...

Igor Bobic

Michele Bachmann: 'We Want Our 1980s Foreign Policy Back' | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Addressing turbulent world events at a gathering of social conservatives on Friday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) harkened back to a s...

John Boehner Wants To Punt War Vote Until Next Year

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

In theory, when the U.S. deploys forces in military conflicts abroad, Congress is expected to debate and subsequently vote on the matter. Not so with ...

U.S. Believes Khorasan Leader Killed In Syria Strike

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - The United States believes that a U.S. strike in Syria has killed Mohsin al-Fadhli, the leader of a group of al Qaed...

Obama To Address UN Amid New Mideast Strikes

AP | JULIE PACE and EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronted by the growing threat of Middle East militants, President Barack Obama implored world leaders at the United Nations...

Obama Aide Asserts No U.S. Boots On The Ground In Iraq

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — National security adviser Susan Rice is asserting there's no plan to commit American ground combat forces to the fight against the...

2013 Resistance Report Year In Review

Dennis Trainor | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

What an amazing year for the movement of movements that continues to develop here in the United States and around the world.

Sabrina Siddiqui

George Bush's Gift: Iraq Hawks Abandon War In Syria Debate | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama got ambushed by an old enemy when he tried to push a resolution through Congress to bomb Syria: the Iraq war. ...

CARTOON: Obama v. Congress On Syria

Posted 09.06.2013 | Black Voices

As the nation waits with baited breath for the president to address the situation with Syria, Americans are looking toward the elected officials in Co...

Nick Wing

Here's Why The Obama Administration's Vow Against 'War' In Syria Means Nothing | Nick Wing | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry made the case to Congress this week for military intervention in Syria, following a devastating chemical weapons attack ...

Amanda Terkel

The Iraq Hangover: Lawmakers Who Backed Iraq War Now Skittish On Syria | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eleven years ago, the vast majority of the U.S. Congress voted to invade Iraq, taking the Bush administration at its word that Iraqi dic...

Failed Amendment Would Have Put War To National Vote, Forced Those Who Voted 'Yes' To Enlist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

With congressional lawmakers and the rest of the nation buzzing about potential military intervention in Syria, a nearly century-old failed constituti...

Tea Party Troops Protest Syria Strike, Raise Questions About Legality

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

Dissent is brewing at the Armed Forces Tea Party Facebook page. In series of anonymous posts, a number of uniformed service members have taken a st...

FLASHBACK: Obama, Biden Remind That Military Action Requires Congressional Approval

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

As President Barack Obama weighs a response to what his administration has deemed a large-scale chemical attack on innocent civilians by Syrian Presid...

Online 'Hacktivists' Vow To Shut Down Syrian Website

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

Expect us. That was the message from online "hacktivist" group Anonymous on Thursday, as it declared war on the Syrian government and vowed to shut do...

PHOTOS: Syria's Largest City At War

Posted 07.31.2012 | World

Throughout the majority of the conflict in Syria, gun battles, shellings and bombings have taken place in Syria's smaller cities. However, after days ...

Our Sapphire Sphere

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

The love that animates the slightest gesture that the eye never sees, the ear never hears, the skin never feels. How do I slide into our heart where love radiates?