Obama's Syrian Policy

Obama's Surge of Syrian Refugees Arriving From Areas With Dangerous Levels of Active TB

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Though the CDC claims that all U.S. bound refugees are screened for active tuberculosis, those medical screenings failed to prevent four refugees with active TB from arriving in Indiana in 2015.

Syria War = Soldiers V. Congress

Patrick Buchanan, Townhall

Our fighting men, Maj. Gen. Robert Scales writes, "Today's soldiers know war and resent civilian policymakers who want the military to fight a war that neither they nor their loved ones will experience firsthand."

Even Michelle Doesn't Back O on Syria

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama can’t convince his own wife that the U.S. should punish Syria's dictator for apparently poisoning thousands of people.

Bomb Syria? President Barack Obama Must Obey Congress if it Votes No

The Framers of the Constitution gave most military powers to Congress:  raising and funding the military, writing the rules of war, issuing letters of marquee, and ratifying treaties -- and tellingly, according to article 1, sec. 8 (11), that "Congress shall have the power ... to declare war."

Syria Strike on Hold?

Jennifer Epstein, Politico

Obama said that he would put strikes against Syria on hold if Assad’s regime were to turn over its chemical weapons. Harry Reid announced that he'd delay the vote on military action.

Kerry: Syria Strike Would Be Small

Jonathan Easely, The Hill

Kerry stated that there would be no U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, and he insisted the action could limit Assad's ability to use chemical weapons in the future. 

Could Syria Cripple O's Full Agenda?

Lawrence Kudlow, Human Events

Will a Syrian defeat in Congress cripple the administration completely, with 40 months left in the president’s term? He can't help the weak economy and Syria, too.

CHQ Poll: 98 Percent Say NO to War in Syria

Just because the polls say Americans don’t want another Middle East military adventure doesn’t mean Congress and President Obama are going to read the polls and vote their constituents’ wishes. We urge you to sign our petition to members of the Senate and the House opposing American military involvement in Syria.

Unintended Consequences of Syria

Joseph Shattan, American Spectator

Advocates of intervention in Syria argue that a failure to act would undermine our credibility. Our credibility in the Middle East is at an all-time low, but bombing Syria would make it worse.

Just Whose War Is This?

Patrick Buchanan, WND

Has it come to this – U.S. military as the mercenaries of sheikhs, sultans and emirs, Hessians of the New World Order, hired out to do the big-time killing for Saudi and Sunni royals? 

Santorum: Defeat Syria Measure

Breanna Edwards, Politico

“There are no good outcomes here. An Al Qaeda-run Syria is no better than an Assad-Iran-Hezbollah-run Syria," said Santorum.

Ingraham Hits O'Reilly on Syria View

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

O’Reilly, who supports military action, noted that Ingraham, who does not, was an ardent supporter of the Iraq War. Ingraham said that her views have changed and that we have no business in Syria.

Tea Party Leading Opposition to War in Syria

Republican leaders in Washington are supporting President Obama's call for an American attack on Syria, but as Michael Patrick Leahy and Andrew Stiles report, Tea Party groups and activists around the country are united in their opposition to such military action. To join them please sign our petition to members of the Senate and the House opposing American military involvement in Syria.

O Seeks Accomplice on Syria Action

George Will, Human Events

Obama asks from the Congress he disdains an authorization he considers superfluous. By asking, he begins the urgent task of lancing the boil of executive presumption. 

The Vanishing Anti-War Left

L. Brent Bozzell, III, CNSNews.com

Will the Obama-subservient press demonstrate the power to turn public support in the president's favor on Syria?

Paul: Why I'm Voting NO on Syria

Sen. Rand Paul, Time

America should only go to war to win. War should occur only when America is attacked or threatened.

Syria's All About Obama, Right?

Justin Sink, The Hill

The idea that Obama’s motives are political is taking hold on both the left and right, underscoring the challenge he faces in securing support for a risky Syria venture.

Palin’s Syria Punch Rockets Her to the Top of 2016 Poll

While Senators Cruz, Lee and Paul's effort to defund Obamacare was pushed off the news by talk of another war in the Middle East Sarah Palin nailed the reasons to oppose Obama's adventure in Syria and chalked-up another win in CHQ's 2016 Republican presidential straw poll. Sign our urgent Syria petition NOW.

Syria Resolution: Loopholes for O

By Stephen Dinan and David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

Senators tried to write a tight resolution authorizing Obama to strike Syria under very specific circumstances, but analysts say it gives Obama room to vastly expand military action.

Paul Challenges Kerry on Syria

Becket Adams, The Blaze

Rand Paul stood up to Kerry, saying, “Say you’re going to obey the Constitution and if we vote you down — which is unlikely — you would go with what the people say through their Congress."