Tag Archive for "Syria"

When Will Obama’s Pre-Election Scandals Go “Jenga?”

  I will hand it to President Obama, he is a master of political manipulation and timing aided by a complicit media.  Juggling six major ongoing scandals during the campaign (depending on who you listen to, the Obama Administration has had over 300 scandals), Obama’s campaign proved remarkably adept at delaying, deflecting and deferring scandal until…
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What’s in Store for the Third Presidential Debate?

  The third and final presidential debate on Monday night will focus on foreign policy. What sorts of questions and issues can we expect to hear about? There are a few things that I expect will be brought up by the moderator and by each candidate. To begin with, Obama will have to defend his…
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Is The Syrian Civil War Expanding Into A Regional War?

  Syria’s civil war is beginning to draw in other states in the region, beyond the outpouring of refugees into neighboring countries. In June, Syria shot down a Turkish air force plane, killing two pilots and then fired on a search-and-rescue plane. Even with that Turkey limited its response. But now tension between the two…
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A look at current U.S. policy towards Syria

Where does the United States stand with regard to the destructive and rapidly deteriorating situation in Syria? The state of affairs in Syria present one of those tricky sets of circumstances for which thoughtful people are genuinely trying to find a solution. Others, however, are busy trying to see how they can respond to such…
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