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PolitiFact Retracts Rating of Obama’s Policies on Syria

PolitiFact, not known to be neutral politically, has retracted its positive rating of the Obama administration’s handling of Syria. The administration claimed that they were able to remove all of Syria’s chemical weapons. The recent chemical weapon attack in Syria suggested that the Obama administration was not truthful in their claim. PolitiFact sai the following […]

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NBC News: Obama ‘has Left…a Mess in Syria’

The NBC News year-in-review article for 2016 had the following headline: “What Can Trump Do to Stop Syria War from Haunting U.S.?” Surprisingly, the article admitted that Syria is a disaster and was Obama’s own doing: One thing is clear: President Barack Obama has left his successor a mess in Syria. After the interventions of […]

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Syrian Cease-Fire Reached without Obama Administration

The Washington Post noted that this cease-fire is tenuous at best, where Turkish and Russian officials negotiated a partial cease-fire in the Syrian civil war. One of the more striking lines from the liberal newspaper is admitting the ineptness of U.S. efforts to negotiate peace in Syria: There are hopes that this peace attempt will […]

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April 2017

4/7/2017 - PolitiFact Retracts Rating of Obama’s Policies on Syria

February 2017

2/11/2017 - Mocking Obama? Syria’s Assad welcomes US Troops into Syria to Fight ‘Terrorists’

2/2/2017 - Forgot about Obama? Even LA Times Admits Obama’s Legacy was Leading ‘the Nation in War’

January 2017

1/2/2017 - Remember Clinton-Obama ‘Russia Reset’? 5 of Obama’s Foreign Policy Failures

1/2/2017 - NBC News: Obama ‘has Left…a Mess in Syria’

December 2016

12/31/2016 - Syrian Cease-Fire Reached without Obama Administration

November 2016

11/2/2016 - An Obama Third Term? Hillary Clinton could have Joe Biden as Her Secretary of State

October 2016

10/5/2016 - Fact-Check: Hillary Clinton did Orchestrate Obama’s Foreign Policy

June 2016

6/16/2016 - Washington Post Forgets Iraq Situation Was Partly Caused by Obama’s Withdrawal of Troops

6/16/2016 - ABC News Unhappy with Trump’s Charge of Obama’s Light Handling of ISIS

May 2016

5/26/2016 - Obama Claims World Leaders are “Rattled” by Trump

5/18/2016 - Fire Ben Rhodes, GOP Tells Obama and White House

5/16/2016 - Obama Advisor Ben Rhodes ‘Not Proud’ of His Syria Policy

5/12/2016 - White House: Sorry for Lying to You, Press, but Want Some Doughnuts?

5/11/2016 - Marco Rubio Criticizes Media on NATO and Trump Coverage

5/10/2016 - Russia Creates “Little Obama” Ice Cream Flavor

5/10/2016 - White House Fights Back Against Allegations They Misled the Public on the Iran Deal

5/9/2016 - U.S. Forces Deployed to Yemen to Provide “Intelligence” Support

January 2016

1/27/2016 - Of Course: Obama Dropped $10 Million Claim against Iran in Hostage Deal

1/21/2016 - Israel Offended by U.S. Ambassador’s Comment on Crimes against Palestinians

1/6/2016 - North Korea May Have Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb

1/5/2016 - Black Eye for Obama: Iran Deal Backers Embarrassed by Obama Rethinking Iran Sanctions

1/4/2016 - Obama Criticized by Lawmakers over Delaying Sanctions on Iran

December 2015

12/31/2015 - More Sanctions for Iran? U.S. Upset over Ballistic Missiles

12/30/2015 - Hillary Clinton Praises Obama for Leadership

12/28/2015 - Obama Uses Special Forces as His ‘Boots on the Ground’

12/24/2015 - Obama Administration Tried to Overthrow Assad, but Failed

12/17/2015 - Taiwan Gets Arms Deal with the Obama Administration, Upsets China

12/17/2015 - WATCH: White House says Assad could Stay in Power, if Syrian People want Him to

12/16/2015 - Now, Obama Administration Reverses ‘Regime Change’ Policy in Syria

12/10/2015 - To Defeat ISIS, U.S. Must Put Boots on the Ground, say Former Obama Military Advisors

12/9/2015 - CNN Poll finds 53% of Americans want to Send Ground Troops to Defeat ISIS

12/9/2015 - Hillary Clinton says Her ISIS Strategy is Similar to Obama’s

12/9/2015 - Obama’s Foreign Policy could Strengthen Terrorists, Report Says

12/8/2015 - Obama’s Clueless Terrorism Speech Impressed No One

12/7/2015 - Hillary Clinton says America Isn’t Winning the War against ISIS

12/7/2015 - Obama’s Speech on ISIS Turned to Gun Control

12/7/2015 - White House Intelligence Report Contradicts Obama on ISIS, says It’s Not Contained

12/3/2015 - Al-Qaeda Expands Presence and Power in Yemen

12/2/2015 - ISIS Isn’t Contained, says US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

12/2/2015 - Ex-Intelligence Chief: Obama Ignored Warnings about ISIS to Fit Re-Election Narrative

12/2/2015 - Ted Cruz says Obama’s Political Correctness is Bad Foreign Policy

November 2015

11/28/2015 - We are Reaping the Rewards of Obama-Hillary Middle East Policy Debacle

11/25/2015 - Obama: ISIS is a “Serious Threat to All of Us”

11/23/2015 - WATCH: Democrat Feinstein says Obama’s ISIS Approach is Not “Sufficient for the Job”

11/23/2015 - Assad Thanks Russian Airstrikes for Helping His War Effort

11/23/2015 - 54% of Americans Disapprove of Obama’s Handling of Terrorism

11/20/2015 - Russia Capitalizing on Weak U.S. Policy, Strong Arming Others Abroad

11/17/2015 - Another Russian Reset? Obama thinking about Partnering with Russia in Syria

11/17/2015 - Obama Endures Terrorism Questions at G-20 Summit Press Conference

11/17/2015 - Obama: Paris Terrorist Attacks were “Obviously a Terrible and Sickening Setback” to anti-ISIS Strategy

11/16/2015 - CIA Director Warns of More Terrorist Attacks by ISIS

11/16/2015 - Obama says No More Ground Troops to Fight ISIS

11/16/2015 - Obama’s ISIS Strategy is Flawed, Dangerous

11/16/2015 - Pre-G-20 Summit, Obama faces Calls to Defeat ISIS

11/3/2015 - ISIS Gains Ground in Syria after Russian Intervention

11/2/2015 - Is Obama Contradicting Himself Not News Anymore?

11/1/2015 - Defense Officials are Sure Obama will Put More Boots on the Ground

October 2015

10/31/2015 - State Dept: Not Sure if Obama Ever Ruled Out Boots on the Ground

10/31/2015 - Boots on the Ground: Obama Deploys US Special Forces in Syria

10/29/2015 - White House Denies They’ve Entered into a Cold War with Russia

10/28/2015 - Shift in Anti-ISIS Policy Exposes Obama’s Weak Foreign Policy

10/19/2015 - Putin is Ushering the Beginning of the End for NATO

10/18/2015 - Obama’s Intifada is Raging, writes Free Beacon

10/18/2015 - Obama is Open to Negotiating with North Korea

10/12/2015 - Obama: Give Me a Few More Years on Syria, like Afghanistan

10/11/2015 - Russia Goes above START Treaty Limits, Adds 111 Warheads to Arsenal

March 2014

3/3/2014 - WaPo Editorial Says Obama’s Foreign Policy is “Based on Fantasy”