Syria

Read some tweets from residents of Aleppo in the gallery below. Our prayers are with them.

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – Add Ohio to the list of states saying no to Syrian refugees. Gov. John Kasich told Fox Business Network Monday that he would not put Ohioans at risk: “There is no way we can put any of our people at risk by bringing [refugees] in at this point. Should anybody come in […]

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Despite pledging to bring home almost all American troops before leaving office, President Barack Obama plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in war-torn Afghanistan through 2016 in an effort to help fend off the Taliban, reports the Washington Post.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Arab allies launched what leaders declared would be a long and sustained military assault against Islamic State strongholds in…

I once got a very mean text that said, “Every time Tom Joyner prefaces a sentence with ‘I’m just a d.j.,’ I know something dumb,…

President Barack Obama’s Syria Speech [FULL TRANSCRIPT] PRESIDENT OBAMA: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you about Syria, why it matters and where…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about not supporting any  “engagement” in war but explaining that he does “understand the need to protect us…

  The President is Hoping to Drum Up Support for a Possible War   Washington (CNN) — As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver one of the most important addresses of his presidency, the American public remains deeply skeptical and confused about his plan to strike Syria — what it would accomplish, and whether it […]

President Barack Obama met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus Monday in a critical effort to gain their support for his plan to attack…

  The rating for his overall performance remains stable.   Washington (CNN) – One day before President Barack Obama gives a prime time speech to make his case against Syria, a new national poll indicates the president’s approval rating on foreign policy has hit an all-time low. And only three in ten approve of how […]

Washington (CNN) — As President Barack Obama presses his case for a strike on Syria, a new national survey shows him swimming against a strong tide of public opinion that doesn’t want the U.S. to get involved. The CNN/ORC International poll released Monday shows that even though eight in 10 Americans believe that Bashar al-Assad’s […]

  WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize President Obama to use limited force against Syria Wednesday, after adopting amendments from Sen. John McCain designed to “change the military equation on the battlefield.” The Senate resolution would limit hostilities to 60 or 90 days, narrow the conflict to Syria’s borders and prohibit […]