Without the massive wealth generated to the Saudis by oil, their oppressive and violent version of Islam could not have been exported across the region and Al Qaeda and ISIS would not have been birthed. Without the lust for oil by U.S. neocons, had the Iraq War never taken place, Saddam would still be the dictator of Iraq with his Iraqi Army employed and intact, there would be no ISIS threat today.
Watch a live feed of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee's debate on a resolution authorizing the use of force against Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons.
The opposition to involvement, no matter how limited, in war-like activity is based on a reaction to the nightmares that Iraq and Afghanistan became AND, of course, the ongoing plague of Obama Derangement Syndrome.
Trump declared that it is important for the world to see the US perform its responsibility to appear as a moral leader and that he hopes they appreciated this performance...also mentioning that it's available same day on Blue Ray, DVD and pay per view.
The GOP's vague alternatives to the Iran deal are dishonest and impossible but of course, they don't care. Like the nihilists they are, all they really care about is defeating every effort of their true enemy, Obama and Democrats. Not preventing Iran from having nuclear weapons.
Hillary's debate skills may not be enough to defeat Trump in the debate, she may need one or more strategies, depending on how Trump conducts himself, to win the debate not only on substance but when it comes to perception.
It appears that Pres. Obama may once again have arrived at a desired outcome of a dangerous and complicated crisis...and once again, will be given no credit for it by the tyrant-lovers on the Right.
Many veterans are injured either physically or emotionally or by some illness brought on by (in my case) Agent Orange. We all carry memories that we wish we never had to.
Instead of letting the GOP get away with trying to create an anti-identity based solely on what they oppose and want to repeal, it's a good time to recognize who they really are as a party and what they truly stand for.

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