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Syrian Civil War

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  • Letters: Leave Syria to the Syrians

    Re "The road to Damascus," Editorial, Sept. 10 The Times dispassionately explains the challenges faced by the Obama administration in selling the case for action against Bashar Assad's regime in Syria. Members of the administration have been...
  • McManus: The long haul in Syria

    McManus: The long haul in Syria
    The civil war in Syria is heading in the wrong direction. In the last year, rebels had won control of big slices of territory, including much of the country's largest city, Aleppo. But those gains prompted a surge of military aid to Syrian President...
  • Goldberg: Syria's religious war

    Goldberg: Syria's religious war
    If there was a moment when the United States could have intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed. Shiite militants, including Hezbollah — partly at the behest of their paymasters in Iran — are racing to the defense of Bashar...
  • The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote

    The Week Ahead: North Korea conciliatory, Iran holds humdrum vote
    North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
  • In the Syrian city of Homs, no reprieve from battle

    HOMS, Syria — The grizzled veteran of Syria's civil war was confident of victory, but he didn't underestimate his rebel adversaries dug in just a few hundred yards away in an adjoining corner of the Old City. "They have trained snipers and they're...
  • Lebanese protest against Hezbollah turns violent; one dead

    BEIRUT — A Lebanese demonstrator was shot dead outside the Iranian embassy here Sunday when clashes erupted against the Shiite militant group Hezbollah’s widening involvement in the neighboring civil war in Syria. Hezbollah, which is...
  • Ehrlich is right; Obama's foreign policy a shambles

    Ehrlich is right; Obama's foreign policy a shambles
    While some of the examples given by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. may be debatable, certainly there should be no argument about the foreign policy of the administration is now in tatters ("Obama foreign policy follies befuddle both right and left," June 9). In...
  • U.N. says Syria death toll has likely surpassed 100,000

    U.N. says Syria death toll has likely surpassed 100,000
    BEIRUT -- The ever-escalating death toll in Syria’s two-year civil war has likely surpassed 100,000, the United Nations said Thursday, with more than 6,500 minors among those who have lost their lives. Almost 93,000 people were killed between...
  • Iran infighting turns election into real contest

    Iran’s ruling theocracy was unable to overcome its notorious infighting and unite behind a single candidate in Friday’s presidential election, which has suddenly boosted the prospects of the lone moderate in the race and rekindled interest...
  • White House confirms use of chemical weapons in Syria

    White House confirms use of chemical weapons in Syria
    The government in Syria has used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, killing at least 100 to 150 civilians, the White House said Thursday in an announcement that left unclear what the U.S. response would be. Small-scale attacks using...
  • Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use

    Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use
    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday said it was not persuaded by U.S. assertions that Syria has used chemical weapons in the country’s civil war and called the decision to send arms to some rebel groups unhelpful. Yuri Ushakov, an aide to Russian...