Category: Syria

MacArthur Offers Full-Throated Endorsement of Trump’s Syrian Strikes

President Trump’s decision to intervene in the Middle East’s ugliest civil war in generations and strike a Syrian target drew praise from South Jersey’s Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) on Friday morning. “I fully support this decisive action against the Assad Read More

Meet the Syrian-Born N.J. Mayor Who’s 100% Against Sanctuary Cities

Syrian-born Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed Khairullah and his fellow New Jersey Democrat mayors have gotten all the media attention as of late for their sanctuary city declarations, Save Jerseyans, and that’s a damn shame. There’s another side to the story. A very different Read More

Christian refugees escaping ISIS get visit from N.J. Rep. Chris Smith

WASHINGTON — Thousands of Christians fleeing Islamic State-held territory in Iraq got a visit this week from Rep. Chris Smith. At the invitation of the Syriac Orthodox archbishop of Mosul, Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, himself a refugee, Smith (R-4th Dist.) toured Read More

Trump Blames ‘Islamist Terrorists’ For Berlin Christmas Attack

President-elect Donald Trump released a statement that appears to blame “Islamist terrorists” for the attack on a Berlin Christmas market Monday. “Innocent civilians were murdered in the streets as they prepared to celebrate the Christmas holiday,” said Trump. “ISIS and Read More

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Russian Ambassador assassinated in Turkey

In a shocking act reminiscent of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was assassinated in front of press cameras on Monday in Turkey at an art exhibit. The gunman screamed “We die in Aleppo, you die here” as he Read More

Here’s one big reason why we should be glad Donald Trump chose Rex Tillerson for secretary of state

Some Republicans and Democrats are worried that Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, is too cozy with Russia and Vladimir Putin. There are valid concerns about this relationship. They should be explored in-depth during the Read More