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  • 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

    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

    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....
  • Targeting Chemical Weapons Hazardous

    The Syrian government's alleged chemical attack on its people has brought the Obama administration and the world to the precipice of war. The proliferation of photos and personal accounts depicting the deaths of at least 1,100 Syrians leaves the...
  • U.S. saw yearlong rise in chemical weapons use by Syria

    U.S. saw yearlong rise in chemical weapons use by Syria
    WASHINGTON — In July 2012, senior U.S. intelligence officials drove to the Capitol to secretly brief top lawmakers on the first indications that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against its own people. The classified reports about a...
  • The folly of attacking Syria

    The folly of attacking Syria
    The Sun editorial staff is of the opinion that the "U.S. must act decisively and forcefully to punish [President Bashar] Assad for his choice to unleash chemical weapons on innocent civilians in Syria — even if our allies won't" ("Where is the...
  • EU says strong evidence Syria used chemical weapons, U.N. should act

    EU says strong evidence Syria used chemical weapons, U.N. should act
    LONDON – Citing “strong evidence” implicating the Syrian government in a recent chemical attack, the European Union called Saturday for a strong international response to prevent further such atrocities but urged that any action be taken...