Opposition Articles

Top Spy: 'The Chance of Success Is Not High'

7:33 AM, Sep 11, 2014

Michael Morrell, a former acting director of the CIA under Barack Obama, says that the strategy his old boss is using to go after ISIS in Syria does not have a high chance of being successful:

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The Republican Party in Opposition

Jan 28, 2013

In March 1975, with the United States in post-Watergate disarray at home, stunned by repeated diplomatic defeats at the United Nations, and about to suffer the humiliation of seeing an ally at whose side we had fought for many years be overrun by the North Vietnamese Communist Army, Daniel Patrick Moynihan asked: “What then does the United States do?”

His answer, in an article in Commentary magazine:

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Report Details Horrors in Syria

12:01 PM, Jul 03, 2012

Human Rights Watch has just released an 81-page report detailing the Syrian regime’s systematic use of torture against opposition figures.

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The Whole World Is Watching

Obama’s Atrocities Prevention Board institutionalizes indifference to mass murder.
11:55 AM, Apr 24, 2012

Yesterday, the White House’s Atrocities Prevention Board held its first meeting. Chaired by NSC staffer Samantha Power, author of A Problem from Hell: America in the Age of Genocide, the board will “coordinate action across the entire government on stopping genocide and liaise with the NGO community.”

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Arm the Free Syrian Army Now

9:15 AM, Mar 08, 2012

During the decades of international sanctions against Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, successive U.S. administrations yearned for regime change.

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White House Draws Equivalence Between Syrian Opposition and Regime

12:19 PM, Dec 21, 2011

This morning, the White House released a statement regarding further atrocities committed by the Syrian regime.

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'Fighting Back'

5:17 PM, Nov 28, 2011

The Syrian opposition to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is gathering steam. Syrian soldiers, as Max Boot writes in this week's issue, "are defecting to the Free Syrian Army, which in recent days has reportedly attacked an intelligence headquarters outside of Damascus and a Baath party headquarters inside the capital."

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Courage in the Face of Terror

The only surprise in Syria is the opposition.
12:37 PM, Aug 01, 2011

President Obama deserves some credit for using strong language to condemn the Syrian regime’s massacre of peaceful protestors over the weekend in Hama, Deraa, Idlib and other cities in the pre-Ramadan onslaught. With reports still coming in, the most conservative assessment estimates that 145 were killed.

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