Syria

Rebels to Christians: Convert or Die

Breitbart News Staff

A Christian Syrian village has been taken over by Syrian rebels, who have offered local Christians a choice: conversion or death. 

Pro-War Sens. Rake in Defense Money

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

The ten Senate Foreign Relations Committee members who voted to attack Syria received 83% more campaign contributions from defense contractors than the seven who voted against it.

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.

Syria Resolution Vote...on 9/11?

Matt Fuller, Emma Dumain, and Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call

Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) said that holding the Syria vote on 9/11 was perfect as a way to honor the 9/11 victims. We cannot condone this. 

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.

Citizens Rise Against McCain on Syria

Becky Pallack, Arizona Daily Star

McCain was drowned out by cheers and jeers several times, and police removed two men who disrupted the meeting.

Only YOU Can Stop Obama's War: Sign the CHQ Petition TODAY

Our opposition to military intervention in Syria isn’t about politics – it is about following the wise counsel of the Founders of this great country and our own national security interests. Time is of the essence – only you can stop the folly of another American war of choice in the Middle East – we urge you to sign our urgent petition to Congress TODAY.

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.

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?

NeoCons Are Back But Not in GOP

Kelley Vlahos, American Conservative

Will the hawks have the clout to push the Syria issue, or will they be sidelined by a growing anti-interventionism within the GOP?

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.

Tea Party Speaks for Majority

Andrew Stiles, National Review Online

Tea Party politicians, including Sen. Paul and Reps. Amash and Massie, have been leading the early opposition to Obama’s call for Syrian action.

Why is Assad’s Alleged Killing of 1,400 Syrians So Much Worse than the Slaughter of 800,000 Rwandans?

When compared to other examples of genocide and mass-slaughters of people by their own government, Assad is pretty small potatoes. So why the selective moral outrage?

Buchanan: Syria Strike Impeachable

Real Clear Politics Staff

Patrick Buchanan says if Obama decides to attack Syria without Congressional authorization, he would be engaging in "what would clearly be an impeachable act."