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Ann Coulter: Lassie, Come Home

War is like crack for presidents. It confers instant gravitas, catapulting them to respectability, bypassing all station stops. They get to make macho pronouncements on a topic where every utterance is seen as august.

Russia Calling the Shots as Nations Lock Down Syria Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the United States and world powers gather again in a bid to end Syria’s civil war, Russia appears to be calling the shots. Nations meeting Friday in New York and the UN will essentially be negotiating

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Syria/Iraq: Who Is Fighting Islamic State Jihadists?

London (AFP) – Here is a breakdown of the main forces fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria, after British lawmakers on Wednesday voted to join the US-led bombing campaign in Syria: – Syrian and Iraqi armies – –


Britain Poised To Join Syria Bombing With Vote

Britain’s parliament looks set to vote in favour of joining the bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday, paving the way for sorties by its planes to start within days. Prime Minister David Cameron, who stepped up

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Cameron Says Government Unanimous On Syria Strikes

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday his government had unanimously agreed a motion on air strikes against militants in Syria, portraying the ruling party as united on an issue that has split the Labour opposition. Cameron wants to

UK Defence Secretary Says Parliament’s Syria Vote Uncertain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is not certain to hold a parliamentary vote on taking military action against Islamic State forces in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, as it would become “difficult” if opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn orders his MPs

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Russia To Step Up Air Strikes In Syria

Russia will step up air strikes in Syria, escalating a military intervention which Moscow says is weakening Islamic State militants but which Western powers say aims to support President Bashar al-Assad. A senior Russian military officer said on Saturday Russian