August 28, 2014

In Syria, ISIS and Assad Must Both Lose

Rob Tracinski, The Federalist

The Associated Press

Has anyone thought about what we’re going to have to do about the Islamic State—I mean, really thought about it?

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TAGGED: Bashar Al-Assad, ISIS, Syria

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