U.S. recognizes Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s Interim President

ShareAmerica President Trump officially recognized Juan Guaidó, the president of Venezuela’s National Assembly,
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Obama’s National Address on Why Syria Matters

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you about Syria -- why it matters, and where we go from here. Over the past two years, what began as a series of peaceful protests against the repressive regime of Bashar al-Assad has turned into a brutal civil war. (more...)

Obama to Seek Congress Support on Response to Syria Chemical Use

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Writer President Obama announced that he will seek support from the U.S. Congress to carry out a limited military response against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which executed a poison gas attack August 21 that killed 1,429 Syrian civilians in the (more...)

U.S. Urges Investigation of Alleged Syrian Chemical Attack

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer The Obama administration expressed deep concern over reports that hundreds of Syrian civilians were killed near Damascus in an attack that included the use of chemical weapons and requested that a United Nations team in Syria be allowed immediate and unfettered access to (more...)

Kerry on EU’s Terrorist Designation of Hezbollah

TATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY The European Union agrees to designate Hezbollah We applaud the European Union (EU) for the important step it has taken today in agreeing to designate the military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. With today’s action, the EU is sending a strong message to Hezbollah (more...)

Russian Missiles in Syria Prolong Suffering, U.S. General Says

By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service

This news article originally was posted to the Department of Defense website on May 17.
Russia’s planned delivery of advanced anti-ship missiles and the S-300 air defense system to Syria “is at the very least an unfortunate decision that will embolden the regime

World Cannot Contain Challenge of Nuclear-Armed Iran, Obama Says

President Obama says the United States “will do what we must” to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon because of the global and regional threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose. “Make no mistake: A nuclear-armed Iran is not a challenge that can be contained,” he told (more...)

Syrians Facing “Murder and Starvation”

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer A senior U.S. official says all nations should “heed the call of conscience” in response to the Syrian government’s continued brutal suppression of its people, and should halt all support for Bashar al-Assad’s regime, including arms or material transfers and financial support. Speaking at an urgent debate (more...)


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