The Corner

Will Pelosi Call for Syrian Political Prisoner Release?

Here is the White House statement calling for the release of Syrian prisoners of conscience. It will be interesting to see if Pelosi will stand up and call for basic human rights, or if she will cede the Assad regime a propaganda victory, as did Sen. Arlen Specter?

Michael Rubin — Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East ...

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