Jun 2017

A “cryptic” warning to Bashar al-Assad?

Jazz Shaw Jun 27, 2017 8:01 AM

The three strikes rule may be in effect

“We will answer them on the field”

The battle for the rubble of Raqqa is underway

Andrew Malcolm Jun 23, 2017 8:51 AM

Won’t be much left.

“Right of self-defense?”

This just gets better and better…

Syrian fighter shot down by American Navy jet

Taylor Millard Jun 18, 2017 8:01 PM

Here we go…#headdesk

So I take it you’d rather Trump do it himself?

“The message is that America doesn’t want to lead.”

Save the date.


Land bridges and conspiracy theories.

Trump takes travel ban appeal to Supreme Court

Andrew Malcolm Jun 02, 2017 10:01 AM

Back at full strength

May 2017

Finally, the U.S. helps the Kurds.

“I didn’t always have the tools that I want to effect those kinds of changes, but at least we tried.”

Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.

Rules of engagement.

Trump: Heck yeah, I shared intel with the Russians

Ed Morrissey May 16, 2017 8:41 AM

Code Red.

Uh oh: Knives out for H.R. McMaster?

Allahpundit May 08, 2017 3:31 PM

“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”

Sectarian partition?

Apr 2017

“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

“I am, like, the happiest dude in America right now.”

“There was nothing that was going to stop Assad from killing our families…”

Gas attacks? No, we’re feeling fine, thank you.

“…part of an immediate review of all intelligence in the hours after the attack”

Assad: I gave up all my chemical weapons. Trust me.

Ed Morrissey Apr 13, 2017 10:01 AM

Attack claims “100% fabrication.”

“I said it was obsolete. It’s no longer obsolete.”

Trump: We’re not going further on Syria

Ed Morrissey Apr 12, 2017 12:41 PM

A trap?