House condemns Trump’s Syria policy

WASHINGTON – The House on Wednesday issued a bipartisan rebuke to President Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops in northern Syria that has led to attacks on Syrian Kurds by Turkey. More than 100 House Republicans joined all of…

Van Hollen and Graham seek sanctions against Turkey for attack on Kurds

WASHINGTON — Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham intend to press next week for the passage of a bipartisan bill that would impose severe sanctions on Turkey for its attack on Kurdish forces in Syria…

Turkish government jails editor on terror charges

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By NICOLE REISINGER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – In 2011, Murat Sabuncu,…

Maryland House Members Split on Restrictions Against Syrian Refugees

If passed, the bill would lead to comprehensive and time-consuming background checks on refugees from Syria, Iraq.

Cardin Stands Behind Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Refugee Policy

Following a visit from the French ambassador to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday afternoon, the panel’s top Democrat, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, reaffirmed his support for President Obama’s foreign policy in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Gov. Hogan requests State Dept. pause Syrian resettlements in Maryland 

There have been 38 Syrian refugees resettled in Maryland since Jan. 1, 2014