“Traditionally Presidential” Assad Gets Face On New Syria Bank Note

Because while there’s no “presidential” precedent for Trump’s tweets, there is indeed “presidential” precedent for gassing one’s own people. Just ask Saddam Hussein.


Halloween-Themed Russian Propaganda Site Uncovers Nefarious Syria Plot

“…at the separate command of a mastermind.”

“We May Come Overnight, All Of A Sudden!” Turkey’s Erdogan Warns, As US Troops Deployed

Earlier this week, we highlighted a story that’s flown (both figuratively and literally) under the radar. Namely the Turkish military’s airstrikes on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq. You’re encouraged to read the entire post here: One Man’s Kurd Is Another Man’s “Terrorist”: Turkey Bombs US-Allied Forces In Syria, Iraq. The bottom line is that Turkish…

Nikki Haley Blasts Syria’s Assad In CNN Op-Ed: “Evil Is A Fact Of Life”

“Imagine you are the parent of a boy — a teenager. Policemen come to your home in the middle of the night and take your boy away. He is held without explanation for weeks. And when he finally comes home, your boy has all the marks of having been tortured.”



Meanwhile, In Syria: Assad “100% Sure” He Was Set Up, US Accidentally Kills 18 “Friendlies”

So last week, following reports that someone had dropped what social media claimed was “white phosphorous” on civilians in Saraqeb just days after the now infamous chemical attack on Idlib, I said the following: Expect plenty of Dave Chappelle-ish ‘yellow cake’ and ‘aluminum tubes’” chatter this week. That was a reference to a famous Chappelle skit…

Video: Trump Recounts How He Bombed “Iraq” While Eating “Beautiful” Cake With Xi

Now to be sure, Xi was probably going to be shocked anyway to learn that Trump had just made a mid-chocolate-cake-bite decision to bomb another country, but I’d imagine the real surprise came when…

Spicer: Don’t Let My Hitler Screwup Distract From Trump’s “Attempts To Destabilize The Mideast”

Listen below as Spicer explains how he “needed to clarify and not, in any way shape or form perform a distraction from the President’s decisive action in Syria and the attempts that he’s making to destabilize the region”…

White House: “Overwhelming Evidence” Russia Trying To Cover Up Syria Gas Attack

“The Syrian regime and its primary backer, Russia, have sought to confuse the world community about who is responsible for using chemical weapons against the Syrian people in this and earlier attacks.”

Reliable Sources: Putin Says Putin Puppet Plotting Fake Gas Attacks To Frame Putin

You know, sometimes you just have to throw up your hands. There’s a difference between questioning the prevailing narrative and buying into the patently absurd. One example of the patently absurd is this: Bashar al-Assad would never use barrel bombs, or cluster munitions, or chemical weapons. Chemical attacks in Syria have been a favorite target for…

Eric Trump Wants To Talk To You About Syria And His Dad

“If there was anything that [the strike on] Syria did, it was to validate the fact that there is no Russia tie.”

Tillerson Says Assad’s Reign Is Over, Will Meet His “Friend” Putin On Wednesday

“It’s clear the Assad family reign is coming to an end,” Tillerson told reporters in Lucca, Italy. Here are the other notable soundbites…

Relax: Syria’s Assad Didn’t Use White Phosphorous, “Just” “Incendiary Russian Cluster Bombs”

“However, Neil Gibson, an expert at Jane’s Information Group, said the firestorm looked more likely to have been caused by RBK-250 or RBK-500 incendiary cluster bombs.”

“How Could It Be That You Didn’t Know?” McMaster Implicates Moscow In Syria Chemical Attack

“I think what we should do is ask Russia, how could it be, if you have advisers at that airfield, that you didn’t know that the Syrian air force was preparing and executing a mass murder attack with chemical weapons?”

Syria’s Assad Drops White Phosphorus On Villages: Report

Syrian Jets Bomb Idlib Town, Using White Phosphorus: Jazeera