Up until about a week ago, we saw the beginnings of the new “America First” approach to national security that Donald Trump had promised during the campaign and which had helped win him the presidency. In Syria, cooperation with Russia had begun to target the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and other embodiments of “radical Islamic terrorism,” which President Trump has sworn to destroy.
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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert appeared on Fox News over the weekend to discuss the bombing of Syria, the fight against the Islamic State and the slaughter of Christians in Egypt by ISIS terrorists on Palm Sunday.
The Department of Justice moved to drop charges against arms dealer Marc Turi because federal prosecutors are convinced his defense would expose then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s secret arms running to the radical al-Qaida-affiliated militia in Libya in 2011, contended Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano in an interview with WND.
We are seeing reports that U.S. arms are fighting U.S. arms. Turkey has rolled U.S.-made M60 tanks into Syria to attack U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds. These Kurds have our weapons and support — and have had special forces embedded with them. We helped these Kurds take towns from ISIS, yet now we watch our ally in Turkey attack them and our Secretary of State tells them to retreat from the gains they made with our help.
Egyptian TV Host Al-Ghiety To Clinton: Old Bag, You Are The Cause For What Happened In Syria, Iraq, And LibyaMar 14th, 2016 | By fyork
Egyptian TV host Mohamed Al-Ghiety lashed out at U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on his Tahrir TV talk show. In response to the former secretary of state’s defense of the U.S. involvement in the Qadhafi ouster, Al-Ghiety referred to Clinton as an “old bag,” and accused the U.S. of being the cause for what happened in Libya, Iraq, and Syria.
Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a GING-PAC endorsed legislator. He appeared recently on CNN with Jake Tapper to discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and credible reports that the Pentagon was pressured by White House operatives to falsify intelligence reports to give a rosy picture of Obama’s “fight” against the Islamic State.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has emerged as the new face of the radical terror that has bedeviled the West in recent decades.
At a time when our nation faces numerous security threats from the likes of ISIS, Iran, and North Korea, it is critical that the Department of Defense has the authority to carry out vital programs. Ironically, the President has vetoed this legislation even though just days ago he announced he would extend our military presence in Afghanistan. Our own Commander-in-Chief blocking the authorization for military funding is not the message we should be sending to those across the globe who wish to do our nation harm.
As former Sectary of State Hillary Clinton prepares to testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, new documentary evidence of a secret State Department gun-running operation is adding fuel to the controversy over the Department of Justice prosecution of arms dealer Marc Turi. A member of the independent Citizens Commission on Benghazi…
Fortenberry Introduces Resolution Decrying Genocide Against Christians And Other Religious Minorities In Iraq And SyriaSep 15th, 2015 | By fyork
Congressmen Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Juan Vargas (D-CA), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and Jeff Denham (R-CA) have announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution (H. Con. Res. 75) denouncing the genocide being perpetrated against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and Syria.