By Byron York | 09/11/13 08:33 AM
The Obama White House released a statement Tuesday evening -- the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks -- assuring the public that President Obama's national security team "is taking measures to prevent 9/11-related attacks and to ensure the protection of U.S. persons and...
By Byron York | 09/10/13 07:39 AM
With just over 500,000 followers, the comedian and actor Albert Brooks is a popular presence on Twitter. Most of his tweets are mild, 140-character jokes about events in the news. But Brooks, judging by Twitter at least, has taken the crisis in Syria seriously.
By Byron York | 09/09/13 09:51 PM
If President Obama believes he can turn around public opinion on U.S. intervention in Syria with a single speech, or even a few days of intensive public relations campaigning, he is badly mistaken. Without some huge, earth-shattering event that changes things overnight -- a Sept. 11 or a Pearl...
By Byron York | 09/09/13 08:08 AM
Republicans on Capitol Hill have some compelling reasons to oppose U.S. military intervention in Syria. They fear there is a significant presence of al Qaeda and other terrorist groups within the Syrian opposition.
By Byron York | 09/07/13 05:54 PM
Many Democrats against U.S. intervention in Syria cite the American experience in Iraq as a basis for their opposition to a military strike against the Assad regime. "The Iraq thing is why people have so much trepidation about going into Syria," James Carville explained on Fox News Wednesday. "I...
By Byron York | 09/02/13 07:59 PM
Early signs say it will be hard for President Obama to win congressional authorization for military action in Syria. That could change; lawmakers might re-write the president's draft authorization into something they can live with, ultimately allowing Obama to go forward. But whatever happens,...
By Byron York | 09/05/13 06:13 PM
In Washington, use of the word "vetting" is usually confined to unknown political candidates and cabinet nominees. So what is this vetting in Syria everyone is talking about?
By Byron York | 09/05/13 07:45 AM
Marco Rubio surprised some observers Wednesday when he voted in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee against a resolution authorizing President Obama to use U.S. military force in Syria.
By Byron York | 09/04/13 09:14 AM
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is a leading advocate of U.S. intervention in the Syrian civil war. Graham is up for re-election in 2014, and so far he is facing three challengers in the Republican primary, none of whom are thought at the moment to represent a serious threat to his election...
By Byron York | 09/03/13 01:14 PM
President Obama's effort to convince Congress to authorize military strikes in Syria appeared to take a big step forward Tuesday morning when House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor signed on to the proposal after a White House meeting. And not just signed on -- emphatically...
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