Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Donald Trump’s Syria Problem

Donald Trump responded to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by lobbing some missiles at the Syrian airbase from which the gas attack was allegedly launched. Some have described it as a fireworks display intended … Continue reading

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The Bombing of Syria Was Not 3D Chess

This article was originally published at Lew Rockwell on 14 April 17. During the campaign, a lot of enthusiastic Donald Trump supporters would claim, when the wisdom of his tactics was questioned, that Trump was playing 3D chess while Hillary … Continue reading

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Georgia Republican Delegation Responds to Airstrikes on Syria

We could do this for any state, but here are reactions from Georgia’s two Republican Senators and four Georgia Republican Congressmen. I picked Georgia because that’s where I’m from, and because I just stumbled on this article at a site … Continue reading

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Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) on Syria Strikes

Sorry this is a little delinquent, but we are rounding things up on the Syria issue from around the net. This is Jones’ official statement via Antiwar.com. Jones is one of the few good’uns in Congress. “Regardless of the circumstances, … Continue reading

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Some Suggested Reads Regarding Syria

Justin Raimondo is the go to source when it comes to matters like this. If you don’t check out Antiwar.com and follow Raimondo’s Twitter feed regularly, you should. Here he suggests that Trump was motivated to pivot on Syria to … Continue reading

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Trump’s Military Strikes in Syria Are Reckless and Short-Sighted

By Tulsi Gabbard Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) released the following statement today (4/6/17) after the U.S. launched military strikes on Syrian government targets: “It angers and saddens me that President Trump has taken the advice of war hawks and escalated … Continue reading

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We’re Asking the Wrong Questions About Syria

By Thomas Knapp As I write this, two key questions remain unanswered, and a third mostly unasked, about a deadly daybreak  attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a northwest Syrian city of (pre-war) 50,000. Hundreds were wounded and as many as 100 killed, apparently chemical … Continue reading

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