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Trump Confesses He Wanted To Assassinate Syria"s Assad But Mattis Stopped Him

Trump Confesses He Wante.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 16th, 2020

Trump says he wanted to kill Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but Mattis stopped him before he could "take him out"

Two years ago, Trump said that killing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was never contemplated at all, calling reports suggesting otherw.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 15th, 2020

Trump reportedly told Mattis that he wanted to assassinate Bashar al-Assad after his chemical weapons attack on Syrians last year

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump reportedly told Defense Secretary James Mattis he wanted to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad last year. It came after a chemical weapo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2018

Mattis reportedly wanted Congress" support before striking Syria — but Trump had other plans

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Im.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Syria Strike, Was Overruled By Trump

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Syria Strike, Was Overruled By Trump.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2018

McCain: Trump "emboldened" Assad days before suspected chemical attack by saying he wanted to withdraw US troops from Syria

Jason Reed/Reuters A suspected ch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 8th, 2018

Jim Mattis reportedly slept in his clothes to be ready for North Korea"s missile launches

Jim Mattis resigned after Trump pulled out of Syria: "Basically directed to do something that I thoug.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2020

Column: Nixon wanted to take credit for government checks too, but a top official stopped him

Before Trump, Nixon tried to get his name on government checks, but failed Before Trump, Nixon tried to get his name on government checks, but failed.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 15th, 2020

Watch: Putin Playfully Urges Syria"s Assad To Host Trump Visit While Touring Biblical Site

Watch: Putin Playfully Urges Syria"s Assad To Host Trump Visit While Touring Biblical Site.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 14th, 2020

Trump reportedly called Jim Mattis the "world"s most overrated general" in a chaotic meeting on Syria

AP President Donald Trump belittled his former defense secretary, Jim Mattis, by characterizing him as the "world's most overrated gene.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

U.S. Holds Back on New Russia Sanctions

White House officials said U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke prematurely in saying the Trump administration would imminently impose new sanctions on Russia over its support for the Assad regime in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

White House Contradicts Nikki Haley on New Russia Sanctions

White House officials said U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke prematurely in saying the Trump administration would imminently impose new sanctions on Russia over its support for the Assad regime in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

Does Trump Have a Syria Plan? U.S. Needs Russia and Iran to End the War

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has all but won the seven-year civil war in his country, and Trump’s first priority is defeating ISIS......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

"World War 3" Google Searches Spike After Trump Launches Syria Missile Strike

The U.S., U.K. and France joined strikes on Syria to punish the Assad regime for using chemical weapons......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

Trump"s Syria strike achieves goal of loudly, publicly spanking Assad regime — but nothing else

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar President Donald Trump rallied US allies for a trilateral strike on chemical weapons sites in Syria, and it looks to have achieved .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Russia, Iran Denounce Airstrikes on Close Ally Syria

The Syrian government’s allies strongly condemned the overnight airstrikes on Assad regime targets, with Iran’s supreme leader branding as “criminals” President Donald Trump, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2018

US, France, UK retaliate after Syria chemical attack, launch strikes

While the Pentagon said the strikes wouldn't continue beyond Friday night, Trump warned that they could be repeated if Assad persisted with chemical attacks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Trump tweets "mission accomplished" after US-led airstrikes on Syria

Senator Marco Rubio applauded the strikes for preventing Syria's Assad regime from using chemical weapons.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

It looks like defense secretary James Mattis wants the record to show he urged Trump to be cautious with Syria air strikes

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images US De.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2018

Trump Makes Critical Error in Syria

US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes in Syria in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack by the Assad government in Douma, near Damascus, last week. The UK an.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 14th, 2018

Mattis had it Right on Syria

Defense Secretary James Mattis’ cautionary tone on Syria could land him in hot water with Trump, but the president probably can’t afford to shake up his.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 14th, 2018