Bashar al-Assad

Tulsi Gabbard’s Bizarre Foreign Policy

Her ideas, paradoxical and lacking moral clarity, would strengthen dangerous dictators and endanger Americans

Tulsi Gabbard's views on foreign policy would make the world more dangerous and embolden anti-American autocrats.

Congress Tightens Noose on Assad Regime

New sanctions hit military alliance with Russia, Iran

Congress moved this week to tighten the economic noose on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, passing new sanctions that directly target his military alliance with Russia and Iran that has resulted in scores of civilian casualties.

Meadows Parts Ways With Trump on Syria Aid

Freedom Caucus chair pressed Trump not to cancel $230 million

Rep. Mark Meadows (R., N.C.), one of President Trump's staunchest allies in Congress, worked behind the scenes to try to persuade Trump not to cancel $230 million in aid to help Syrian citizens rebuild their communities struggling to recover from Islamic State rule, according to a congressional letter Meadow signed earlier this month.