Bashar Assad

Franken Welcomes Obama Plan On Islamic State Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he's happy to have the outlines of a plan to combat the threat of Islamic State militants but that he wonders what effect it will have on recruitment for the terror group, including in Minnesota communities.
Perry: Obama Overdue In Call For Assad To QuitRepublican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says President Obama's call for the resignation of the Syrian president is long overdue.