Two senior Senators criticized the Obama administration late Thursday for failing to present Iran with a credible U.S. military threat as Tehran inches toward building a nuclear weapon.
As the situation in Syria spirals out of control, the Central Intelligence Agency is working to assess and contain the country’s stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons.
After Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) called for U.S. airstrikes to support rebels in Syria at the American Enterprise Institute on Monday, a group of panelists criticized the Obama administration’s lack of action in the region, but was divided on how to strengthen the rebels and combat Assad’s use of Jihadi terrorists.
In a letter sent Monday, Sen. John Cornyn (R., Tex.) pressed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to end the Defense Department’s no-bid contracts with Russian state-controlled arms export firm Rosoboronexport, which also supplies arms to Syria.
The Guardian speculated Monday that Anna Wintour, the editor of Vogue and a major fundraiser for President Obama, may be positioning herself for an ambassadorship in a potential second Obama term. But Wintour is facing harsh coverage this week for her magazine’s earlier efforts to glamorize the wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Asma al-Assad.
The Obama administration’s curious policy regarding the ongoing massacre of women and children in Syria has U.S. military planners in a bind, the Pentagon’s top military officer said Thursday.
Legendary television broadcaster Barbara Walters apparently helped out a Bashar Assad surrogate, lobbying to land the brutal dictator’s press aide a job at CNN, the New York Post reports.
As President Obama’s toothless Atrocities Prevention Board waits for ‘consciences to be mobilized,’ the Syrian regime continues to kill thousands of its citizens.
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney slammed President Obama’s policy regarding Syria as ineffective, calling for the immediate arming of rebel fighters who are warring with their country’s autocratic leader.
Despite the U.N.-brokered cease-fire, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime widened shelling attacks on Tuesday on Syrian opposition strongholds in a second town.