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  • Making the case against Syria

    Making the case against Syria
    Last week, the Obama administration was signaling that it would take unilateral military action against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad for what the administration insists was the deliberate use of chemical weapons to kill hundreds of...
  • Finally, on Syria, we've rediscovered the Constitution

    Finally, on Syria, we've rediscovered the Constitution
    OK, John Kerry, you convinced me: Let’s go bomb Syria! Just kidding. Like many Americans, I have serious reservations about this country getting involved in that country’s nasty civil war. Still, the sight of the secretary of State...
  • Americans oppose U.S. military strikes in Syria, polls find

    Americans oppose U.S. military strikes in Syria, polls find
    WASHINGTON – President Obama has to persuade not just Congress on military intervention in Syria. New polling shows the American public is highly skeptical of the administration’s plan for limited missile strikes in response to the alleged use...
  • U.N. chief says only Security Council can order airstrikes on Syria

    U.N. chief says only Security Council can order airstrikes on Syria
    Any faction found to have used chemical weapons "must be brought to justice," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday. But the head of the world body also warned that any use of force to punish perpetrators would be legal only in self-defense or...
  • Calls For Strike On Syria Lack Credibility

    Undoubtedly you've heard that American credibility is on the line, thanks to President Barack Obama's vacillation on what to do about Syria. To bomb or not to bomb, that is always the question. Obama, indeed, seems to be stricken with indecision....
  • Senate panel backs U.S. strike on Syria

    WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....
  • In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war

    In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war
    He knocked on doors in Ohio for President Barack Obama's campaign last year and is active in Maryland's Democratic Party, but Dave Kunes nevertheless opposes the president on what has become the central issue of his second term: whether to launch a...
  • Mikulski convinced by evidence but undecided on strikes

    Mikulski convinced by evidence but undecided on strikes
    WASHINGTON -- The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation emerged from a classified briefing Thursday persuaded that Syrian leader Bashar Assad was responsible for last month's chemical weapons attack but undecided on whether a U.S. military strike is...
  • Obama to address a skeptical nation Tuesday on Syria

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – President Obama said Friday he will take his case for military strikes in Syria to the nation in an address next week as he argued against letting “paralysis” at the United Nations stand in the way of an...
  • Russia bolsters naval presence near Syria, will continue to aid Assad

    MOSCOW¬† -- Russia will continue to supply weapons to Syria in the event of a U.S. military strike, President Vladimir Putin said Friday, as three naval ships headed to the eastern Mediterranean to bolster the country’s fleet near the Syrian coast....
  • To strike, or not to strike, Syria?

    After two weeks of furious debate about whether the United States should attack Syria, the arguments on both sides are now clear. Haven't been paying attention? Still undecided? Here are the most cogent arguments for and against a military strike....