APRIL 11, 2017
Susan Rice was awarded four Pinocchios by the Washington Post’s “Fact checker” column on Monday for saying in an NPR interview, “We were able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile.”
APRIL 7, 2017
The strike was a proportional response to Assad's heinous act. Shayrat Airfield was used to store chemical weapons and Syrian air forces. The strike was intended to deter the regime from using chemical weapons again.
The Department of Defense said 59 Tomahawk missiles “targeted aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems, and radars.”
APRIL 6, 2017
“Our requests are simply not being answered.” - House Intelligence Committee source
APRIL 5, 2017
“I think the Obama administration had a great opportunity to solve this crisis a long time ago when he said the red line in the sand, and when he didn’t cross that line after making the threat, I think that set us back a long ways..."
The administration’s first confirmed cut to a U.N. agency will cost the UNFPA $32.5 million.
APRIL 4, 2017
On August 9, 2001, in the service of Hamas, Tamimi led a suicide bomber to the Sbarro Pizzeria in central Jerusalem. Sbarro was filled with children and their parents. Tamimi had scouted out the location of the bombing ahead of time. She chose Sbarro because it was a popular destination for families with young kids.
In a massive scoop, Eli Lake of Bloomberg reported that Obama’s national security advisor, Susan Rice, repeatedly requested information from the intelligence community on members of the Trump transition team and campaign, unmasking them to an audience beyond the intelligence community in the process.
APRIL 3, 2017
The pattern of Rice's requests was discovered in a National Security Council review of the government's policy on "unmasking" the identities of individuals in the U.S. who are not targets of electronic eavesdropping, but whose communications are collected incidentally.
One of the blasts came from a device that appeared to be filled with shrapnel, according to Sky News. Watch LIVE coverage.
MARCH 30, 2017
Classified Document on Unsecured Email Included Discussion of Request for ‘Various Classified Intelligence Documents’ Concerning Guantanamo Terrorist Detainee Binyam Mohamed
Townsend said the coalition is investigating a March 17 explosion that leveled a building in western Mosul and killed an undetermined number of civilians.