The United States is seeking to punish those behind chemical weapons attacks carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s government.
Sean Spicer was in trouble. In a press conference addressing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against his own people, the White House press secretary had fallen into one of his signature slow-moving train-wrecks of an analogy: “You … Continued
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday that there can be "no doubt" Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them. Mattis made his comments during a one-day visit...Show More Summary
On Friday, Secretary of Defense James Mattis stated during a visit to Israel that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is still holding on to caches of chemical weapons and warned the embattled leader to refrain from using them or face diplomatic … More » The post Mattis Claims There Is “No Doubt” Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons appeared first on EveryJoe.
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said during a visit to Israel Friday that there can be "no doubt" that Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them. Mattis, speaking during a pressShow More Summary
Report Sees ISIS Benefiting From Assad Downfall With many in the U.S. foreign policy community backing both the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the defeat of the Islamic State group (ISIS), a new report could raise some cause for concern. The report says Assad’s military has...
With many in the U.S. foreign policy community backing both the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the defeat of the Islamic State group (ISIS), a new report could raise some cause for concern. The report says Assad’s military has been the most engaged faction against ISIS over...
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still possesses up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials have said. The comments are Israel’s first assessment of Damascus’ nerve agent stockpiles following an attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4. The Associated Press quoted a...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces still possess several tonnes of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a chemical attack that killed nearly 90 people in Syria.
PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence services will provide proof in the coming days that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces used chemical weapons in an attack on April 4, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday.
Hundreds of Druze on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights marched Monday for Syrian independence day, carrying portraits of President Bashar al-Assad and chanting anti-Israel slogans. "God save Syria!" they shouted as they rallied in the town of Masada. Show More Summary
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad launched a chemical weapons attack in the Idlib Province of his country earlier this month. On April 6,...
Much attention has been focused recently on President Trump’s “new” foreign policy. This policy change is symbolized by the U.S. missile attack on Syria’s Shayrat airfield, which followed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged chemical weapon attack on rebels in that country’s Idlib province....
On April 11, the White House released an intelligence report accusing Russia of trying to cover up the use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad through a global disinformation campaign replete with “false narratives.” As a professor of Soviet history with an interest in media studies, I’ve been following Russia’s response to the [...]Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an "arch-terrorist" and it is time Russia realised he is "literally and metaphorically toxic", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday. Johnson said Assad's ally Moscow still had time to be on the "right side of the argument", in a Sunday Telegraph newspaper article. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports that President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, in an interview has presented a scenario of the recent use of chemical weapons in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun which killed at least 80 people and injured hundreds more as either the fault of American bombing or completely manufactured and designed […]
A conspiracy theory about whether a chemical weapons attack was actually perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad started making the rounds shortly after that tragic incident shocked the world. Surprise, surprise, now we know...Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US military strike, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally despite increasing strains with Washington. In an exclusive interview...Show More Summary
The Syrian government's suspected chemical weapons attack on civilians last week amounts to a "war crime," the US State Department said Thursday. It also ridiculed comments by President Bashar al-Assad in an interview with AFP to the effect that the alleged attack was fabricated by the United States to justify an American military strike. Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has denied ordering last week's suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town, believes his victory is inevitable in the six-year-old war ravaging his country. Bolstered by the steady support of...Show More Summary