Honest Abe used exactly the same blockade tactic against the Confederacy over which the Israeli Left is now sobbing its eyes out.
The UN peacekeeping force on the Syrian side of the Syria-Israel border, UNDOF, has been scaling down activities in fear of attacks.
Understanding that Iran has interests around the world which go beyond preserving his autocratic regime should be a hard reckoning for Bashar Assad, who has been loyal to the Mullahs and their agenda.
The Gaza Strip is swarming with radical Islamist groups whose goal is to destroy Israel and the U.S. Most emerged after the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005.
The real villain is the Iranian regime, which has colonized Syria and is colonizing Lebanon in its attempt to squeeze out U.S. influence in the Middle East.
To advance our objectives in the War on Terror there was and will be nothing to justify the extra-judicial, standoff-distance execution of a US citizen.
Once the rebels start consolidating rule, as happened in Egypt, there will be increasing examples radical Islamist control which the West will ignore.
The Syrian civil war is drawing in the world's most dangerous elements to a land that hosts the world's largest stockpile of VX nerve agents, Sarin and mustard gas.
Prohibition is long gone but the consequences of it are still with us today.
Outside Israel, Palestinian groups meddle in the affairs of other Arab states and are punished in the extreme.
The idea that Obama is now backing Israel is what American Jewish voters who supported him desperately need to believe.
As one veteran Fatah member said at a rally last week, "In our hearts we are all Hamas."
France says that the UN Disengagement Observer Force may removed due to the fear of Syrian chemical weapons.
If this were happening in your neighborhood, what steps would you be taking?
Telling apart the right Syrian rebels from the wrong Syrian rebels is tricky. The Free Syrian Army, once hailed as a moderate secular organization, has more Al Qaeda in it than the dirt in Tora Bora.
Although the wider regional implications of Assad's pending collapse remain unknown, the fall of the Alawite regime will undoubtedly strike a major blow to Iran.
The Obama Administration was using a barely disguised channel to pay for a revolutionary Islamist movement seeking to take over Syria.
At least we can probably count on the Muslims Brotherhood to refrain from making bunny-snuff videos.
Those of us living just south of the Syrians intuitively understand how much more serious the consequences can be for us.
Washington, D.C. was created in 1790 as a result of a political compromise.
“Washington was a Federal city. It did not have a ‘State’ government. It was under the direct control of Congress for even the simplest of things; schools, streets, courts and land use by private individuals and corporations. Accordingly, Congress dutifully passed on the last day of the first session of the 28th Congress, June 17, 1844, ‘A Bill, concerning conveyances or devices of places of public worship in the District of Columbia.’
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