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Should the U.S. stay out of Syria?
February 17th, 2014
04:27 PM ET

Should the U.S. stay out of Syria?

Tonight on Crossfire, conditions worsening in Syria and defiance from its allies. Should President Obama be doing more to help, or should the U.S. stay out of the way?

At 6:30pm ET former National Security Council Spokesperson Tommy Vietor and Danielle Pletka, Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at AEI, join Van Jones and S.E. Cupp to debate Obama's foreign policy.

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We want you to weigh in on Today's Fireback question: Should the U.S. get more involved in resolving the Syria conflict?

Vote by tweeting Yes or No using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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Filed under: Danielle Pletka • Fireback • Foreign policy • In the Crossfire • Iran • S.E. Cupp • Syria • Tommy Vietor • Van Jones
Is America safe?
February 5th, 2014
05:40 PM ET

Is America safe?

Tonight on Crossfire, it's a dangerous world, but are we safer in it under Obama's foreign policies?

At 6:30pm ET Larry Korb and Michael Reagan join S.E. Cupp and guest host Sally Kohn.

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We want you to weigh in on tonight’s Fireback question: Under Obama’s policies, is America a safer or more dangerous place?

Vote by tweeting Safer or Dangerous using #Crossfire or comment on our Facebook post. View results below or through our Poptip results page.

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Filed under: Fireback • In the Crossfire • Larry Korb • Michael Reagan • S.E. Cupp • Sally Kohn • Sochi • Syria
September 15th, 2013
12:57 PM ET

Gingrich: The U.S. is 'following from behind'

Washington (CNN) - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich knocked President Barack Obama on foreign policy Sunday, saying the president is "leading from behind" in the United States-Russia negotiations over Syria's chemical weapons.

"Russian influence just increased in the Middle East dramatically. We are now relying on the Russians. We're now following from behind," said Gingrich, who's now a co-host of CNN's "Crossfire." "This is not a good long-term position."

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Filed under: Newt Gingrich • Political Ticker • Syria
September 13th, 2013
02:09 PM ET

Grayson: Throw a punch, be ready for one

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank, join Newt Gingrich and Van Jones in the Crossfire to debate President Obama's plan in Syria.

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Pletka: Obama engineered worst of worlds
Van Jones and Danielle Pletka get into a headed debate about President Obama's leadership.


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Filed under: Alan Grayson • Danielle Pletka • Debates • Newt Gingrich • Syria • Van Jones
Join the live blog: Putin's Syria plan & his take on America
September 12th, 2013
04:35 PM ET

Join the live blog: Putin's Syria plan & his take on America

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Russian President Vladimir Putin grabbed America's attention with his New York Times op-ed arguing against military intervention in Syria, particularly with the final paragraph where he disputes American exceptionalism.

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute join hosts Newt Gingrich and Van Jones in the Crossfire tonight to debate Putin's Syria plan and his take on the United States.

We want you to weigh in: Is America the most exceptional nation? Vote below or tweet your response using #CrossfireReturns. You can also vote by commenting on our Facebook post.

You can view the real-time results below or on our Poptip results page.

During the show, join the conversation with #CrossfireReturns on Twitter and Facebook or participate in our live blog at crossfirelive.cnn.com.


Filed under: Alan Grayson • Danielle Pletka • Fireback • In the Crossfire • Syria
September 11th, 2013
10:00 PM ET

Reps. Israel vs. Blackburn: Obama wavering on Syria?

U.S. Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) joined hosts Stephanie Cutter and Newt Gingrich in the Crossfire to talk about President Obama's response on Syria and whether or not to trust the Russian plan for Syria to hand over its chemical arsenal to international control.

Rep. Blackburn said President Obama "wavers between having a military and a political solution" for Syria, while Rep. Israel countered that "we've got to keep all the options on the table."

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Filed under: Debates • Marsha Blackburn • Newt Gingrich • Stephanie Cutter • Steve Israel • Syria
September 10th, 2013
09:53 PM ET

Santorum vs. Lieberman: Trust Russia on Syria?

On Tuesday, September 10, hosts Van Jones and S.E. Cupp sat down with former U.S. Senators Rick Santorum and Joe Lieberman to discuss U.S. involvement in Syria and whether or not to trust Russia's plan to have Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control.

Santorum says that the U.S. has "no national security interest" and "no moral obligation" to constitute a strike in Syria. Lieberman argued that a military strike Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is scared and a strike would hurt him.

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Santorum: No moral obligation to strike
CNN's Crossfire hosts Van Jones and S.E. Cupp talk with Joe Lieberman and Rick Santorum about U.S. involvement in Syria.

Should Americans trust the UN in Syria?
Crossfire host S.E. Cupp questions whether Americans should trust the UN to oversee the Russian plan in Syria.

Read the live blog at crossfirelive.cnn.com and see the results of the viewer vote.

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Filed under: Debates • Joe Lieberman • Rick Santorum • Syria
September 10th, 2013
09:50 PM ET

Jones: We agreed, and world didn't end

Wrapping up a heated debate, Crossfire hosts Van Jones and S.E. Cupp discuss what they can agree on.

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Filed under: Ceasefire • Joe Lieberman • Rick Santorum • S.E. Cupp • Syria • Van Jones
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