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  • Dennis Kucinich says attack on Syria will make U.S. "al-Qaida's air force" (Does MSNBC & CNN agree?

    08/28/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 27 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 8/28/2013 (8:17 am) | Sabrina Eaton
    Former Cleveland congressman Dennis Kucinich, who has met repeatedly with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, was quoted yesterday in a Capitol Hill newspaper as saying that a U.S. military strike on Syria would turn the U.S. military into "al Qaida's air force." ...
  • Ted Cruz Warns on Syria: U.S. Military Shouldn’t ‘Serve as Al-Qaeda’s Air Force’

    09/03/2013 7:27:49 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 29 replies
    Mediaite ^ | Sept 3, 2013 | By Josh Feldman
    Senator Ted Cruz said on BlazeTV today that while he credits President Obama for giving Congress a chance to vote on Syrian strikes, he’s still very much opposed to action, arguing that it would be a massive mistake to come to the aid of rebel forces with ties to al-Qaeda. Joe Pags, filling in for Glenn Beck, told Cruz that Obama will likely steamroll Congress even if they vote no, noting it’s not really clear who the good and bad guys are in this fight. Cruz agrees, saying that any attempt to arm the rebels would be senseless because you...
  • Kucinich: Syria Strike Would Turn US Into 'Al Qaeda's Air Force'

    08/27/2013 8:30:49 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 18 replies
    Airstrikes on Syria would turn the U.S. military into “al Qaeda's air force,” former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) told The Hill. The outspoken anti-war activist said any such action would plunge the United States into another war in the Middle East and embolden Islamist militants fighting Bashar Assad's regime. “So what, we're about to become Al Qaeda's air force now?” Kucinich said.
  • Kucinich: Striking Syria Will Make U.S. Military ‘Al-Qaeda’s Air Force’

    08/27/2013 5:02:34 PM PDT · by River Hawk · 33 replies
    National Review Online ^ | August 27th, 2013 | Sterling Beard
    Former congressman Dennis Kucinich (D., Ohio) said today that striking Syria would turn the United States military into “al-Qaeda’s air force.” Kucinich, who voted against the Iraq War and campaigned for the Democratic nomination for president in 2004 and 2008, lambasted the idea that Obama could act without congressional authorization, which he said would be a violation of the Constitution. He also warned that intervening in Syria would entangle the United States in another war in the Middle East and encourage Islamists who are fighting the forces of Syrian president Bashar Assad. “So what, we’re about to become al-Qaeda’s air...
  • Kucinich: Striking Syria Will Make U.S. Military ‘Al-Qaeda’s Air Force’

    08/27/2013 4:08:39 PM PDT · by opentalk · 67 replies
    national review ^ | August 27, 2013 | Sterling Beard
    ... “So what, we’re about to become al-Qaeda’s air force now?” Kucinich sarcastically asked The Hill. He went on to warn against attempting to “minimize” an intervention by terming it a “targeted strike.” Such a strike, he said, would still constitute an act of war. Kucinich also blasted the Obama administration for “rushing” into what he said could become a third world war, and he cast doubt on reports by rebels of governmental forces using chemical weapons. He declared that the use of chemical weapons in Syria was a “pretext.” “The verdict is in before the facts have been gathered,”...