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Statement on Passage of Syria Sanctions

May 17, 2017

"With these new sanctions, we will continue to tighten the screws on the Syrian regime and its most prominent backers, including Iran and Russia." Read More

Statement on Syria

April 06, 2017

"These tactical strikes make clear that the Assad regime can no longer count on American inaction as it carries out atrocities against the Syrian people." Read More

Statement on Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

April 04, 2017

“No words can capture the depth of this horror." Read More

Statement Ahead of Vote on Bipartisan Syria Sanctions

November 15, 2016

"I’m glad the White House has stopped blocking these critical sanctions, which are a necessary response to Assad’s crimes against humanity." Read More

Why does the White House oppose bipartisan Syrian sanctions?

September 26, 2016

The administration opposes our bipartisan bill to sanction the Assad regime. What's their excuse? Read More

The Obama Foreign Policy Legacy in Six Photos

April 01, 2016

President Castro’s failed attempt to pose an iconic image raising hands with President Obama was just the latest in a series of photos that have come to define this administration’s foreign policy legacy. It’s a legacy of disastrous attempts to appease dictators at the expense of alienating allies—and one that may be best summarized with photos Read More

House Vote Raises Pressure on ISIS Genocide Declaration

March 14, 2016

"Today, the House unanimously voted to call ISIS's atrocities what they are: a genocide." Read More

Administration Will 'Likely' Miss ISIS Genocide Deadline

March 14, 2016

This morning, the Associated Press reported that the Obama administration will “likely” fail to meet a congressionally mandated deadline requiring a judgment on whether ISIS is perpetrating a genocide. The State Department must also assess whether the Assad regime is guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Read More

White House Faces Deadline Pressure on Genocide Declaration

March 09, 2016

Next week will mark a congressionally mandated deadline requiring the Obama administration to make a determination regarding whether ISIS and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are guilty of genocide or mass atrocities. Read More

6 Foreign Policy Failures in 2 Months

March 04, 2016

It’s been a tough start to 2016 for President Obama. Instead of legacy building, he’s spending the year scrambling to salvage his failing foreign policy agenda. These first two months alone represent the culmination of eight years of alienating our allies and appeasing our enemies. Read More