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Friday Open Thread | The Pentagon releases first videos of the military strike in Syria

(CNN)The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government target in retaliation for their chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier in the week. On President Donald Trump’s orders, US warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s War Record and Why It Matters

Hillary Clinton's War Record–what we aren't talking about and why it matters. A deeper dive for @ajplus https://t.co/IhVMY2E43X — francesca fiorentini (@franifio) March 11, 2016

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President Obama Press Conference Before Leaving Paris

President Obama: “I think Mr. Putin understands that … with Afghanistan fresh in the memory, for him to simply get bogged down in an inconclusive and paralyzing civil conflict is not the outcome that he’s looking for.”

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Video | President Obama News Conference & Defends America’s TRUE VALUES

PBO JACKS UP the GOP. Obama slams Jeb Bush for suggesting a “religious test” Now who would you trust to lead America? War-mongering, profit-hungry, religious zealots, shills & pols or…… World leaders at the G20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey observe … Continue reading

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‘Jihadi John’ Believed Killed in US Drone Strike

The ISIS terrorist dubbed “Jihadi John”, who oversaw the brutal executions of American and Western hostages, was hit by a U.S. air strike Thursday night and is believed to have been killed, U.S. officials told ABC News. One official said … Continue reading

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Video Update|President Obama Speaks to the Nation on ISIL

Tune In: President Obama Addresses the Nation on ISIL HERE. ISIL= IslamicState of Iraq and the Levant. The White House, Washington Good evening, I just addressed the nation about what the United States will do with our friends and allies … Continue reading

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President Obama Addresses the UN General Assembly

Transcript of remarks here. Obama addresses Syria crisis, Iran nuclear program at U.N. General Assembly President Obama on Tuesday challenged the United Nations and its members to respond more actively to resolve the civil war in Syria, and announced that … Continue reading

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Video Update | America’s Left & Right Rootin’ for Putin’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2006. (Mikhail Klimentyev/AP) Just in case some folks haven’t read the New York Times OP ED by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin HERE TIS:  Op-Ed Contributor A Plea for Caution From … Continue reading

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Video| President Obama Addresses the Nation on Syria

Read the transcript of Obama’s speech on Syria PRESIDENT OBAMA: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you about Syria, why it matters and where we go from here. Over the past two years, what began as a … Continue reading

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Videos UPDATED| Susan Rice, National Security Advisor Remarks on Syria| President Obama Media interviews

President Obama’s media interviews ALL SIX! CNN with Wolf Blitzer NBC interview with Savnnah Guthtrie CBS interview with Scott Pelley ABC interview with Diane Sawyer FOX interview with Chris Wallace PBS interview with Gwen Ifili-Obama Admits He May Never Gain … Continue reading

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