Tag: Bashar Assad

Ryan NicolMay 31, 2018
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Souraya Faas, the sole Republican set to challenge Rep. Carlos Curbelo for the GOP nomination in Florida’s 26th Congressional District, believes the reported chemical attacks by Syrian President Bashar Assad were all staged. That’s according to an interview published by the Miami Herald. “All those attacks are staged by the White Helmets,” Faas was quoted as saying. […]

Associated PressApril 11, 2017
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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested Tuesday that Adolf Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons. Hitler killed Jews during the Holocaust using gas chambers at concentration camps. Spicer, comparing Hitler to Syria’s Bashar Assad, said Hitler “didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.” An April 4 chemical weapons attack in northern Syria left nearly 90 […]

Associated PressDecember 31, 2016
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Fed up with Europe’s union across borders? Reject it. Disgusted with the U.S. political establishment? Can it. The news in 2016 was filled with battles over culture and territory that exposed divisions far deeper than many realized. But people confronting those divides repeatedly rejected the prospect of middle-ground solutions and the institutions put in place […]

Associated PressDecember 21, 2016
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The turbulent U.S. election, featuring Donald Trump‘s unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, was the overwhelming pick for the top news story of 2016, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. The No. 2 story also was a dramatic upset — Britons’ vote to leave the […]

Mitch PerryOctober 17, 2016
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Retired General Stanley McChrystal said if the Islamic State could be effectively blown away tomorrow, the world’s problems in the Middle East would not be immediately solved. “There’s a temptation today to simplify things,” the retired Army general told a crowd of several hundred people who gathered to hear him speak at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Monday […]

Associated PressOctober 10, 2016
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His candidacy spiraling out of control, Donald Trump faced Hillary Clinton on the debate stage Sunday night in the most critical moment of his political career. Questions about Trump’s preparation, policy knowledge and temperament all were overshadowed by the political fallout from Friday’s release of a video that captured the Republican presidential nominee making predatory […]

Phil AmmannNovember 29, 2015
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Jeb Bush once again criticized rival presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling the Republican front-runner “scary” and suggested was too “uninformed” to lead the nation. Louis Nelson of POLITICO reports that Bush, in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” blasted the billionaire real estate tycoon for changing positions on Syrian refugees and how to fight […]


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