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  • Syria and rebels agree to extend rescue effort in city of Homs

    Syria and rebels agree to extend rescue effort in city of Homs
    DAMASCUS, Syria — A plan to provide humanitarian aid to besieged residents in the Syrian city of Homs was extended Monday for three days, the United Nations announced, as a new round of Syrian peace talks began. The U.N. said the fresh cease-...
  • America's quiver of outrage is empty

    Don't step over the line and re-militarize the Rhineland. Absorbing Austria would cross a red line. Breaking up Czechoslovakia is unacceptable. Get out of Poland by the announced deadline. The rest was history. Don't dare blow up another American...
  • Rachel Marsden: Team Obama needs to put Syrian burden on Russia

    When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the reported chemical weapons attacks in Syria this week, it was like watching a bad Stanley Kubrick movie cross between "Dr. Strangelove" and "Spartacus." As in, "I, Spartacus, would like to claim full...
  • Rachel Marsden: A double standard on deadly weapons

    PARIS -- It's heartbreaking that America is mourning the victims of yet another horrific shooting massacre -- this time as the result of a former Navy reservist opening fire in the Washington Navy Yard complex, killing 13 people (including himself) and...
  • Syria releases video of purported chemical weapons inspectors at work

    BEIRUT — Syrian state television on Tuesday broadcast footage of what it said were disarmament inspectors at work in Syria as a second team of chemical weapons experts was preparing to leave for the war-battered nation. The video showed a pair...
  • Security Council votes unanimously to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON -- The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to approve a resolution directing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, setting in motion an international effort expected to begin within days. The...
  • Obama got ahead of himself with 'red line' talk on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Theodore Roosevelt famously advised that America should "speak softly and carry a big stick." President Obama, in his approach to the civil war mayhem in Syria, has got it about half right. His reluctance to use U.S. military might...
  • Obama and un-relevance

    WASHINGTON -- Is the United Nations still relevant? On Tuesday, President Obama lectured the world organization on living up to its promise to settle disputes through collective action, at a time when its credibility remains in doubt. Just as he has...
  • A trapped Obama should stop digging a deeper hole

    WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's presidential tenure has been marked by a rather naive supposition that his persuasive powers and the justice of his positions can overcome objections in both domestic and foreign policy, and eventually carry the day. How else...
  • On going to Congress

    WASHINGTON -- A dozen years ago, as President George W. Bush was beginning to build his case for invading Iraq, a key Justice Department lawyer argued forcefully before a Senate subcommittee that the president had the power as commander-in-chief to wage...
  • Obama's luck

    WASHINGTON -- After months of talking himself into a corner on Syria, President Obama can thank his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for offering him at least a temporary reprieve from a military move that could destroy his presidency. Putin's call for...