Rebel fighters run across the street as they hold a position in al-Mayasat, a rebel-controlled area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 4, 2015. Nearly four million people have been forced by war to flee Syria altogether, and millions more are living in misery in areas that have fallen out of government control.  AFP PHOTO / AMC / FADI AL-HALABI
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Turkish Daily Accuses Govt. of Sending Arms to Syria Rebels

Images and video footage allegedly showing trucks belonging to Turkey’s state intelligence service carrying weapons to rebels in Syria were published Friday in a Turkish daily. The Turkish government has vehemently denied claims that it is arming rebels fighting in Syria and accused dozens of prosecutors, soldiers and security officers …

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Americans Say: Stay Out of Syria War, Support Neither Side!

Republicans and Conservatives Prefer Assad Government to “Rebels” In a May 23-25, 2015, poll from The Economist/YouGov, a solid plurality (43%) of Americans say the U.S. should “support neither side” in the Syrian conflict.  The second-biggest response: “Not sure” (32%). Of those that did have a preference for one side …

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The Truth about Syria

The Truth about Syria, No. 2, May 27, 2015

2012 Defense Intelligence Agency document: West will facilitate rise of Islamic State “in order to isolate the Syrian regime” Will Aleppo become the capital of a new Caliphate? US-Turkey “deal” on air support to Syrian rebels Finding a balance in Syria Jihadist in Syria: “We will raise this banner on …

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Jihadist in Syria: “We will raise this banner on top of the White House!”

A Message from one of the “Peaceful” opposition in Homs to America and the West

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2012 Defense Intelligence Agency document: West will facilitate rise of Islamic State “in order to isolate the Syrian regime”

On Monday, May 18, the conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch published a selection of formerly classified documents obtained from the U.S. Department of Defense and State Department through a federal lawsuit. While initial mainstream media reporting is focused on the White House’s handling of the Benghazi consulate attack, a …

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Finding a balance in Syria

By Thomas J. Waters For decades, the Achilles heel of American foreign policy has been the Middle East. Despite the myriad of approaches against complex issues, the results have often perplexed policy makers in Washington and laid the groundwork for unintended consequences. The current situation in Syria is no exception …

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U.S. aided arms flow from Benghazi to Syria

Benghazi | Disclosure could have a ripple effect on the 2016 election By J.C. Derrick WASHINGTON—Documents released today confirm the Obama administration knew weapons were flowing out of Benghazi, Libya, to Syrian rebels in 2012 even though the rebels had well-publicized ties to al-Qaeda and other extremist groups. Previous reports, …

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The Truth about Syria

The Truth about Syria, No. 1, May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 No. 1 ·        Introducing SAWA ·        SAWA Chairman’s Letter to the American Public: “There is no such thing as a ‘moderate’ terrorist!” ·        “America, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia Pouring Fuel on the Fire” ·        Buchanan:  “Our Next Mideast War – Syria” ·        Brzezinski: Assad has more support than any group opposing him. “I’m not …

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Brzezinski: Assad has more support than any group opposing him.

“I’m not really sure we knew what we were doing.”

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There is no such thing as a “moderate” terrorist!

Dear Fellow Americans: There is no such thing as a “moderate” terrorist! I am writing to you as Chairman of the Syrian American Will Association (SAWA).  We are a U.S. civic, social, and educational association established by Americans of Syrian origin who are concerned that American policy toward Syria is …

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