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Former Top Army Official: The U.S. Should Arm The Free Syrian Army

Kean said he agrees with the plan to arm rebels in Syria but wishes we had begun the process years ago.

3 hours ago

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert Critical Of Pres. Obama’s ISIL Plan: ‘See Who Wins In The End’

Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at LaSalle University, said Pres. Obama’s speech was politically motivated.

09/11/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

President: U.S. Will Strike ISIS “Wherever They Exist,” Including Syria

President Obama on Wednesday announced a comprehensive strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) that will broaden the U.S. military role to include airstrikes in Syria but not put any American combat troops on the ground in the region.

09/10/2014

The damaged Khaled Ibn Al-Walid mosque is seen in the Homs neighborhood of Khaldiyeh, Syria. (Credit: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Penn Museum Experts Help Preserve Syrian Artifacts

Many ancient mosques, temples, tombs, and other significant locations in the most heavily affected areas of Syria have seen severe damage during the nearly four years of conflict.

07/19/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.16.13

Chris reviews President Obama’s handling of negotiations with Russia over chemical weapons in Syria. the Eagles loss to the Chargers, and Joe Biden’s aspirations for the presidency. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Philles Broadcaster Larry Andersen, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/16/2013

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84-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Remembers Oskar Schindler On 20th Anniversary Of Film

As the world watched images of families dying from chemical weapons in Syria, a Jewish woman from Boston who survived the Holocaust was asking herself how this could happen again.

09/13/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.12.13

Chris details an editorial written in the New York Times by Vladimir Putin, Councilman Jim Kenney’s request to sever ties with a Russian City, and some unfortunate tributes to 9/11 promoted by corporate America. He also talks to CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson about her ongoing coverage of the Benghazi attacks and Fast and Furious.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/12/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.11.13

Chris reviews President Obama’s speech on Syria and Hillary Clinton’s reception of the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center. He also talks to John Hayward from Human Events, foreign policy expert Danielle Pletka, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/11/2013

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President Obama: Diplomacy in Syria Deserves More Time

President Obama on Tuesday night told the American public that the threat of a military strike should stay on the table while the U.S. and its allies take more time to pursue a diplomatic resolution with Assad.

09/10/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Retired Top Military General Weighs In On Syria Crisis

CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi spoke exclusively to a top military general, now retired, who believes the Obama presidency is at a potentially dangerous crossroads.

09/10/2013

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Dom Giordano Speaks To Sen. Rand Paul About Endorsing Steve Lonegan For Senate And The Crisis In Syria

Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, spoke to WPHT’s Dom Giordano about the possibility of going to war in Syria, and about endorsing Steve Lonegan for NJ Senator.

09/10/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.10.13

Chris cover the Eagles huge win in Chip Kelly’s coaching debut and Secretary of State John Kerry’s gaffe that may lead to a solution in the crisis with Syria. He talks to foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/10/2013

Stigall Show Log 9.9.13

Chris continues to cover the lead up to the congressional vote on military intervention in Syria, including Charlie Rose’s interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/09/2013

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The Long Road To Syria

A La Salle University professor says President Obama has a rough road ahead getting approval for military action in Syria.

09/09/2013

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Philadelphians Join The World In A Universal Prayer For Peace In Syria

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a series of prayer vigils at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday.

09/07/2013

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