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White House: US 'must accept' political reality that Assad is Syria's president - APA

White House: US 'must accept' political reality that Assad is Syria's presidentAPAIn a daily news conference on Friday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer stated plainly that the United States "needs to accept" the political realities on the ground in Syria, namely, that Bashar al-Assad is the sovereign country's president and leader.and more »

White House Backs Haley, Tillerson on Syria's Assad - U.S. News & World Report;

White House Backs Haley, Tillerson on Syria's Assad - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportWhite House Backs Haley, Tillerson on Syria's AssadU.S. News & World ReportWhite House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday backed top aides' comments that the ...and more »

White House not trying to push Syria's Assad out of power: Spicer - The Globe and Mail

White House not trying to push Syria's Assad out of power: SpicerThe Globe and MailThe Trump administration declared Friday that it wasn't pursuing a strategy to push Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power, making clear its focus is on defeating the Islamic State group. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S ...and more »

Washington Takes Focus Off Syrian Regime Change - Voice of America;

Washington Takes Focus Off Syrian Regime Change - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaWashington Takes Focus Off Syrian Regime ChangeVoice of AmericaThe battle to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears to be over — at least as far as the Trump administration is concerned. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Thursday that Washington's “priority is no longer to sit ...and more »

White House: Fate of Assad up to Syrians - The Hill;

White House: Fate of Assad up to Syrians - The Hill

The HillWhite House: Fate of Assad up to SyriansThe HillWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Syrian citizens should decide whether Syrian President Bashar Assad remains in office amid criticism over the Trump administration's openness to allowing the leader to stay put. “With respect to ...and more »

White House Makes Clear It's Not Trying to Push Assad Out - U.S. News & World Report;

White House Makes Clear It's Not Trying to Push Assad Out - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportWhite House Makes Clear It's Not Trying to Push Assad OutU.S. News & World ReportThe Trump administration declares it isn't pursuing a strategy to push Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power, making clear its focus is on defeating the Islamic State group. | March 31, 2017, at 4:59 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...and more »

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White House says "reality" changing with regard to Syria - WHIO

WHIOWhite House says "reality" changing with regard to SyriaWHIOWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, March 31, 2017, in Washington. Spicer discussed the U.S., China relationship and other topics. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). 0. Share. Facebook Twitterand more »

White House: US must accept 'political reality' in Syria - KITV Honolulu

White House: US must accept 'political reality' in SyriaKITV HonoluluWASHINGTON (CNN) -- The White House said Friday that the US must accept the "political reality" in Syria and allow Syrians to determine the fate of President Bashar al-Assad. Speaking at a briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer accused the Obama ...and more »

Tillerson: US no longer focused on Assad's status which will be 'decided' by the Syrians - World Tribune;

Tillerson: US no longer focused on Assad's status which will be 'decided' by the Syrians - World Tribune

World TribuneTillerson: US no longer focused on Assad's status which will be 'decided' by the SyriansWorld TribuneIn a major policy shift from that of Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 30 said the U.S. will no longer demand that Syrian President Bashar Assad step down as part of a negotiated solution to the Syrian crisis. The “longer ...and more »

White House says US must accept 'political reality' in Syria - The Star Online;

White House says US must accept 'political reality' in Syria - The Star Online

The Star OnlineWhite House says US must accept 'political reality' in SyriaThe Star OnlineWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that the United States must accept the political reality that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is up to the Syrian people and the U.S. focus in the region must be on defeating Islamic ...and more »

Britain at odds with US over Bashar al-Assad's future in Syria - Telegraph.co.uk;

Britain at odds with US over Bashar al-Assad's future in Syria - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukBritain at odds with US over Bashar al-Assad's future in SyriaTelegraph.co.ukBritain has found itself at odds with the US over Syria after Donald Trump's administration announced that American policy would no longer focus on getting Bashar al-Assad to relinquish power. The UK and the Obama administration both spent years saying ...and more »

Trump Administration Officially Drops Regime Change Objective In Syria - Shadowproof (blog);

Trump Administration Officially Drops Regime Change Objective In Syria - Shadowproof (blog)

Shadowproof (blog)Trump Administration Officially Drops Regime Change Objective In SyriaShadowproof (blog)Syrian refugee center on the Turkish border (3 August 2012). By Voice of America News: Henry Ridgwell on Turkish border, "Refugees Flee Aleppo; Hot, Barren Turkish Camps Await". - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpYAoR5nzBo&feature=plcp, Public ...and more »

Assad Is Better Leader Than ISIS Following Failed Syrian Policy Of Obama To Step Him Down - SRJ News;

Assad Is Better Leader Than ISIS Following Failed Syrian Policy Of Obama To Step Him Down - SRJ News

SRJ NewsAssad Is Better Leader Than ISIS Following Failed Syrian Policy Of Obama To Step Him DownSRJ NewsThe Syrians are in better position to choose who their president is following Donald Trump becoming the president of United States. The Obama government initiated the policy to make Bashar Assad step down and even after years it just remained an idea.and more »

US No Longer Considers Assad a Priority - Being Libertarian;

US No Longer Considers Assad a Priority - Being Libertarian

Being LibertarianUS No Longer Considers Assad a PriorityBeing LibertarianWith an estimated 400,000 deaths in Syria and over 5 million displaced from their homes due to the costly civil war, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told reporters that removing Assad is no longer a focus. “You pick and choose ...and more »

Haley, Tillerson Say Removing Assad Not Priority; McCain Fears 'Faustian Bargain' in Works - PJ Media;

Haley, Tillerson Say Removing Assad Not Priority; McCain Fears 'Faustian Bargain' in Works - PJ Media

PJ MediaHaley, Tillerson Say Removing Assad Not Priority; McCain Fears 'Faustian Bargain' in WorksPJ MediaSecretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara on March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara on Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was noncommittal on ...and more »

US signals openness to Assad staying put - KVIA El Paso;

US signals openness to Assad staying put - KVIA El Paso

KVIA El PasoUS signals openness to Assad staying putKVIA El Paso(CNN) - The Trump administration doubled down Thursday on prioritizing the fight against ISIS over ending the Syrian civil war and getting rid of its main protagonist, President Bashar al-Assad. Indicating a possible shift in US policy on the war in ...and more »

US says removing president Assad of Syria no longer a priority - Blasting News;

US says removing president Assad of Syria no longer a priority - Blasting News

Blasting NewsUS says removing president Assad of Syria no longer a priorityBlasting NewsUS priority on Syria no longer focused on 'getting Assad out ... - aol.com BN support. Advertisements. #President Assad has led a charmed life. He would probably have been overthrown but the Russians and the Iranians saw to it that he remained in the ...and more »

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition - ClickLancashire;

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireTrump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalitionClickLancashireRather than the "safe zones" protected by USA air cover that the Syrian opposition and some allies have long demanded for civilians besieged by bombing from the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia, Tillerson's "interim zones of ...and more »

Trump's Shift on Assad Gives Hope to Syria, Prompts McCain's Resentment - Sputnik International;

Trump's Shift on Assad Gives Hope to Syria, Prompts McCain's Resentment - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalTrump's Shift on Assad Gives Hope to Syria, Prompts McCain's ResentmentSputnik InternationalWashington's foreign policy shift toward Syria apparently signals that the Trump administration has recognized that their predecessors' Syrian strategy was highly inefficient. It also shows that the White House is likely to adopt a more pragmatic ...and more »

US envoy to UN says Assad's overthrow no longer a priority - Daily Sabah;

US envoy to UN says Assad's overthrow no longer a priority - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahUS envoy to UN says Assad's overthrow no longer a priorityDaily SabahU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley speaks at AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. (EPA Photo). The United States admitted Thursday that it is no longer focused on ousting Bashar Assad as it seeks a new ...and more »