The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Syria flag damaged by gunfire shutterstock 327353651

    White House: Russia to Blame for Strike on Aid Convoy in Syria

    Everyone’s pointing fingers. The White House says regardless of whether Russian or Syrian planes dropped the bombs, Russia is responsible for Monday’s attack on a United Nations aid convoy near Aleppo that killed 20 civilians and forced the U.N. to suspend deliveries of medical and other supplies. Russia, meanwhile, says there’s no evidence of an airstrike. Top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes said the U.S. hopes to continue the crumbling cease-fire deal, but the strike ”raises serious questions about whether or not this agreement moves forward.”

This story is part of The Presidential Daily Brief

view full edition