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Goodbye to the Last of Syria’s Good Guys

Let’s dispense with wishful illusions. The idealists who started the Syrian revolution have been killed, quieted or forced out of the country.

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More Airstrikes Pummel Syria As Obama Admits He “Underestimated” ISIS

U.S.-led airstrikes continued in Syria overnight, with attacks launched across four provinces in the northern and eastern regions of the country. Appearing on 60 Minutes last night, President Obama told Steve Kroft, “[Director of National Intelligence] Jim Clappper has acknowledged that I think they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria,” pointing to instability in the country caused by civil war as the opening the militants needed to gain their foothold. Read more…

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Al Qaeda Makes a Play for U.S. Allies

In Syria, the al Qaeda branch is wooing America’s proxies—and some of those proxies just hate the new U.S. bombing campaign.

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With Arab Friends Like These…

There are many conflicts going on in the region—and inside Syria. Attacking ISIS is only part of the game, and the monarchs flying with the U.S. have their own agendas.

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Airstrikes Hit ISIS-Controlled Oil Refineries in Syria

Pentagon officials confirmed to CNN that ISIS-held oil refineries in eastern Syria were the latest target in the U.S.-led military campaign launched Monday night . U.S. forces executed the strike earlier today, with assistance from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.http://gawker.com/the-pentagon-h… Read more…

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The F-22 Raptor Finally Bloodies Its Talons In Attack Over Syria

The world’s only operational 5th generation stealth fighter has waded into combat for the first time in its almost decade old career with the USAF. Ironically, an aircraft that was built to be the ultimate air-to-air fighter went to war for the first time slinging bombs. Regardless of its mission, the first combat use of the F-22 has been tragically long overdue.Read more…

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​U.S. Bombs New ISIS Targets in Syria and Iraq

U.S.-led coalition forces launched more airstrikes against ISIS forces in Syria and Iraq late Tuesday and early Wednesday morning, according to CNN. Four targets were reportedly struck in Iraq, and two were hit in Syria. Read more…

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Here’s Why Drones Don’t Cut It in Syria

The U.S. has gotten used to relying on drones in its counterterror operations, but they won’t be enough against ISIS in Syria, where more conventional aircraft and firepower are needed.

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Why Drones Don’t Cut It in Syria

The U.S. has gotten used to relying on drones in its counterterror operations, but they won’t be enough against ISIS in Syria, where more conventional aircraft and firepower are needed.

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Al Qaeda Plotters in Syria ‘Went Dark’

U.S. intelligence agencies learned this summer of a plot from al Qaeda veterans in Syria to attack European and American airplanes. Then the Khorasan Group went dark.

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Who Are We Bombing Again, and Why? The Syrian Airstrikes, Explained

Over the last six weeks, the U.S. has launched nearly 200 airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq. This morning, President Obama delivered a short statement to officially announce that the U.S. has launched airstrikes in Syria now, too. Read more…

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Arab Kings vs. ISIS Barbarians

Arab jets and spies are now part of Obama’s attack on Islamic extremists in Syria. But what are the allies’ real agenda?

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A Glossary of Islamic State Propaganda Euphemisms

As U.S. bombs fell in Syria for the first time last night, the “official spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham” reportedly released a far-ranging 11-page message to its fighters, American opponents, and Muslims worldwide. It makes a tough read, unless you’ve got a glossary handy.Read more…

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes on ISIS Targets in Syria

The Pentagon has announced that the United States and five unnamed Arab nations have begun joint airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. Read more…

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White House Battles ISIS Victim’s Family

New allegations are being traded in an increasingly nasty fight about who really handed over Steven Sotloff to ISIS—and whether the president’s plan for Syria makes any sense.

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Daily Beast Reporter Was For Illegal Iraq War Before He Was Against It

Reporters and pundits have noted how the new U.S. Iraq operation lacks much legal pretext, both internationally and domestically, for several weeks now. Which means it was time for crack reporter Eli Lake to write something up, too. With an extra heaping of hypocrisy.Read more…

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You Can’t Not Have a Ground War in Iraq

Did you hear Barack Obama say last week that the U.S. would “not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq”? You may think that precludes U.S. foot troops from potentially leading Kurds and Iraqis in direct combat with Islamic State fighters. Don’t think that.Read more…

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The Young Girls Escaping the ISIS War

Syrian women and girls are facing increased danger from sexual exploitation in the very refugee camps where they sought safety.

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Syria’s Young Victims of Sexual Violence

Syrian women and girls are facing increased danger from sexual exploitation in the very refugee camps where they sought safety.

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US Attack on ISIS Could Break Int’l Law

President Obama is pretty sure he has the domestic legal authority to strike Syria. But he has no explanation yet for why such a strike would comport with international law.

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