Syria

Buildings lie in ruins after years of conflict between Syrian government forces and rebels in the northern city of Aleppo. (credit:  Zein Al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

The U.S. launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.

09/22/2014

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FBI Director Warns Islamic Militants In Iraq “Coming For Us” 

U.S. airstrikes continue to pound Islamic militants in Iraq to keep them from their campaign of killing. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey sounded the alarm in Dallas about the militants known as ISIL.

CBS 11–08/11/2014

U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta addresses the annual Department of Defense/Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Conference June 22, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gates & Panetta Question Syria Strategy

President Obama’s first two defense secretaries questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek approval for a strike on President Assad’s forces.

09/18/2013

McCain, Graham Blast Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal

Two Republican senators who have sharply criticized President Barack Obama’s foreign policy say a Syrian chemical weapons agreement hailed by the president is meaningless.

09/14/2013

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Charlie Rose Talks To Syrian President Assad

In an exclusive interview with Charlie Rose, President Bashar Assad said that he is “disappointed” in the Obama administration for pursuing a strike against Syria.

09/09/2013

A rebel fighter points his weapon at regime forces in an industrial area of Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on September 2, 2013. US President Barack Obama launched an intense lobbying effort yesterday to sway skeptical lawmakers weighing whether to support a military strike against Syria. (credit: AFP PHOTO / ABO SHUJA)

Texas Congressmen Weigh In On Military Action In Syria

As President Obama says he’ll seek congressional approval for military strikes against the Assad regime, several members of the Texas Congressional delegation are expressing their opinions on the idea.

09/02/2013

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Dallas Protests Call For Action, Responsibility In Syria

Just two hours prior to President Obama’s speech on Syria, members of the Syrian American Council gathered in downtown Dallas to call for action.

08/31/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Reacts To Obama’s Decision On Syria Strike

President Obama said Saturday that he has decided the U.S. should take military action against the Syrian regime in retaliation for its use of chemical weapons.

08/31/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

A picture shows freelance photographer Austin Tice in an undisclosed location. The American journalist has been missing in Syria for more than a week. (credit: JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Shows U.S. Journalist Held In Syria

A video clip posted online shows an American freelance journalist who has been missing in Syria alive and apparently being held hostage by gunmen.

10/02/2012

A picture shows freelance photographer Austin Tice in an undisclosed location. The American journalist has been missing in Syria for more than a week. (credit: JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Dad Hopes Son In Syria Turns Up Safe

The father of an American journalist working in volatile regions of Syria says his son hasn’t been in contact with his family in Texas or editors for more than a week. But he’s hopeful his son will turn up safe.

08/24/2012

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