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Music, Dancing, Happiness Flood Back Into Raqa After ISIS Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/29/2017 at 2:30pm
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ISIS is renowned for its harsh rules and for its punishments for breaking those rules.  When they weren’t tossing gay people off buildings, beheading “infidels,” or setting Jordanian pilots on fire in cages, ISIS was busy imposing restrictions on the civilian population within its territory (what it once called the caliphate).

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Western Nations Agree: Joining ISIS is a Deal-breaker, “We don’t want them back”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/22/2017 at 4:00pm

Every once in a while there is a glimmer of hope in the global fight against radical Islamic terrorism.  When even the French Defense Minister says of French citizens who leave to join ISIS in Syria, “If the jihadis perish in this fight, I would say that’s for the best,” that...

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ISIS Loses Raqqa to U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:00am 10/17/2017 at 10:00am
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The Islamic State (ISIS) has held Raqqa, Syria, for four years and made it the the group’s de facto capital. That appears to have ended as US-backed Syrian forces have declared they retook the city from the terrorists. From CNN:

“Major military operations in Raqqa are finished but...

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WaPo’s Ignatius: Fighters in Syria cheer at mention of Trump name

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 8:30am 7/3/2017 at 8:30am
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On a morning when you would have expected the Morning Joe panel to be all about Trump’s CNN wrestling tweet, a Washington Post editor/columnist painted an amazingly positive portrait of the president’s actions in Syria.

WaPo’s David Ignatius has just returned from a week in Syria. He was almost apologetic in prefacing...

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U. S. Shoots Down Syrian Fighter-Bomber After Attack on Coalition Forces

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 5:59pm 6/18/2017 at 5:59pm
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A U. S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber following an attack on U. S.-led coalition forces in Syria.

This story is just breaking, so we will have more as it becomes known.

Fox News reports:

U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked Washington-backed fighters...

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Six-Day War Day 6 — War Ends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the final in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which ran from June 4. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War BeginsSix-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old CitySix-Day War Day 3 — “The...

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Six-Day War Day 5 — Golan Heights are Captured

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/9/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the fifth in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through tomorrow (Saturday, June 10). Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City; 

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Hezbollah on the Verge of Bankruptcy, Intel Assessments Suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/2/2017 at 2:30pm
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Lebanon-based terrorist outfit Hezbollah is in the middle of a financial crisis, recent intelligence assessments reveal. “Tehran’s vassal is on the verge of bankruptcy,” leading German newspaper Die Welt reported citing Western intelligence sources. Despite a steady flow of funding from Iran, the “Party of Allah,” as the terrorist group is called...

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Israel’s Missile Defense System Reportedly Intercepted “Projectile from Syria”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 2:07pm 4/27/2017 at 2:07pm
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The AP’s reporting Israel’s Patriot missile defense system intercepted a “target” from Syria in the Golan Heights region.

From the AP:

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all...

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Reports: Hezbollah killed its own second in command, Mustafa Badreddine

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:10pm 4/11/2017 at 6:10pm
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On May 13, 2016, we reported on the death of Mustafa Badreddine at an airport in Syria, Another top Hezbollah commander killed – but who dunnit?

There have been a series of assinations of top Hezbollah commanders in the recent past, including Imad Mughniyeh (mastermind of almost all attacks on Israel and the...

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Susan Rice’s Claim Concerning Obama’s Eradication of Syrian Chemical Weapons Gets Four Pinocchios

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 9:23pm 4/10/2017 at 9:23pm
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As late as January of this year, former Obama national security advisor Susan Rice claimed the Obama administration successfully eradicated chemical weapons from Syria’s arsenal without using force.

Here we are less than four months and a brutal sarin bomb later and Rice’s claim has been proved more than just a...

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Morning Joe: Syria was Obama’s ‘Defining Moment’ and ‘History Going to be Rough’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 10:00am 4/10/2017 at 10:00am

Surprising consensus on today’s Morning Joe that Barack Obama blew it bigly in Syria by punting on his redline. Even Obama fan Mike Barnicle admitted, “Syria was a serious mistake that the Obama administration made.” Foreign policy honcho Richard Haass said “history’s going to...

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CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Gets Schooled By 2013 Syrian Gas Attack Survivor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/9/2017 at 5:00pm
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A Syrian survivor of the 2013 gas attack—in response to which Obama ignored his own red line—calls out Hillary Clinton. Brooke Baldwin, and the left for their rampant hypocrisy regarding Syria and refugees.

PJ Media reports:

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin had a chemical attack survivor on her show Friday to discuss the Syrian...

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CNN Guest: Fareed Zakaria “Would Have Sex” with Syrian Missile Attack if he could

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/9/2017 at 12:30pm

Lefty journalist Jeremy Scahill found a graphic way to describe the MSM’s support for the cruise missile attack that President Trump ordered this past week.

Appearing on CNN’s Reliable Sources today, The Intercept‘s Scahill said, “Fareed Zakaria: if that guy could have sex with this cruise missile attack, I think he would...

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Fevered Swamps: Lawrence O’Donnell promotes bizarre Trump-Putin-Assad conspiracy theory

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/8/2017 at 8:00pm
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Donald Trump ordered a limited military strike on a Syrian air base after the Syrian military was believed behind a chemical weapons airstrike that killed dozens.

The military strike generally received praise both because it happened and because, at least for now, it was limited and intended to establish the red line...

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CNN Analyst on Syria: Trump has ‘burned all his supporters in spectacular fashion’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:05am 4/8/2017 at 11:05am
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Choices in Syria and the World

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7:30am 4/8/2017 at 7:30am
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After the Syrian gas attack, President Trump had a choice: do nothing or do something.

It’s a choice all presidents face, because sooner or later they will be tested—usually sooner, and not just once but many times and in many ways in many places.

When faced with similar circumstances in Syria, Obama declared...

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