Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

On 16 April 2018, the internationally respected analyst of Middle-Eastern affairs, Abdel Bari Atwan, headlined about Trump’s increasingly overt plan to break Syria up and to establish permanent US control over the parts it wants, “Attempting the Unachievable”. He stated that “The coming few months are likely to prove very difficult for the Americans and very costly, not just […]

Why do liberals support ‘madman’ Trump’s Syria strikes? RT’s Lee Camp marvels at ‘resistance’ logic

Why do liberals support ‘madman’ Trump’s Syria strikes? RT’s Lee Camp marvels at ‘resistance’ logic

Liberals and pundits begging Donald Trump to drop more bombs on Syria – even as they paint the president as a “madman” – is nothing short of insane, independent journalist Rania Khalek told Redacted Tonight’s Lee Camp. During her discussion with Camp, Khalek, who has reported from Syria, marveled at the cognitive dissonance recently on […]

Defense Contractors Saw $10 Billion Stock Boost Following Syria Airstrikes

Defense Contractors Saw $10 Billion Stock Boost Following Syria Airstrikes

Since President Trump announced that he intended to bomb Syria, the stock values of some of the country’s top weapons manufacturers have soared, adding a collective $ 10 billion in market capitalization values over the course of just one week. With Trump delivering on his promise this weekend, the rally on Wall Street continues. A […]

Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out of it. Trump discussed three military options for Syria last week with his revamped national security team, led by Bush-era hawk John Bolton, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar […]

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

On Friday night, President Trump ordered the U.S. military to conduct a bombing attack against the government of Syria without congressional authorization. How can this be constitutional, given the fact that Article I, Section 8 of America’s founding document declares that “The Congress shall have Power … To declare War”? The deeply bizarre and alarming answer is […]

Syria air strikes: Trump hails 'perfect' mission

Syria air strikes: Trump hails 'perfect' mission

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as “perfectly executed”, adding: “Mission Accomplished”. The US, UK and France bombed three government sites, targeting what they said were chemical weapons facilities. The strikes were in response to a suspected deadly chemical attack on the […]

US, UK & France starting 'precision strikes' in Syria – Trump

US, UK & France starting 'precision strikes' in Syria – Trump

US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes in Syria in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack by the Assad government in Douma, near Damascus, last week. “A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad,” […]

Wall Street gains on earnings optimism, waning Syria jitters

Wall Street gains on earnings optimism, waning Syria jitters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as investors anticipated a strong earnings season and as U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a military strike on Syria may not be imminent ratcheted down geopolitical worries. The S&P 500 has now recouped nearly all its losses from earlier this year. Trump said in a […]

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