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Opposition: New Poison Gas Attack In Syria

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

AMMAN, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Opposition activists again accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of using poison gas in Syria's civil war on Thursday,...

Several Wounded After Blast Hits Syrian Capital

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

Sept 24 (Reuters) - An explosion in southern Damascus killed and wounded several people on Tuesday, state television said. Syrian TV s...

Kerry Gives Statement On Syria

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry gave a statement on Syria Thursday, pushing a U.N. report that confirmed the use of chemical weapons in the country. ...

How The People Pushed Back On Syria..And Won (For Now)

2013-11-07-ScreenShot20131107at3.31.15PM.png | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact

In Iraq, Afghanistan, and many other cases, the people protested and got war anyway. Why--at least, so far--has the story played out differently with ...

Dem Rep Gives Putin A Taste Of His Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Democratic Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) is responding to an op-ed in the New York Times by Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

Kerry Rejects Assad Proposal

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rejected Syrian President Bashar Assad's 30-day deadline for submitting chemical weapons data, saying words are not...

West Rips 'Utterly Disgusting' Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) slammed President Barack Obama Tuesday after his speech on the situation in Syria. "I find his words utterly disgus...

Christina Wilkie

Kerry To Meet With Henry Kissinger As Russia/Syria Deal Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry will spend much of Wednesday meeting with senior members of the U.S. foreign policy establishment, as he a...

Rand Paul Offers Rebuttal To Obama Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gave a rebuttal to President Barack Obama's address on Syria Tuesday. In his rebuttal -- which was pre-taped -- Paul questio...

Amanda Terkel

Obama To Progressives In Syria Speech: Do It For The Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gave a prime-time address on Tuesday night, in a direct appeal to the American public for support to use military...

Politicians React To Obama's Syria Speech

Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the ongoing situation in Syria, telling the public that he's weighing a diplomatic solution...

Obama's Speech Vows To Explore Russian Offer On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to pursue a diplomatic initiative fr...

Obama Asks For Vote To Be Postponed

Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he has ordered the military to maintain its posture with respect to striking Syria even as Congress postpones...

Watch Obama Address The Nation On Syria

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is addressing the nation Tuesday on the ongoing situation in Syria. Obama's speech comes after a slew of television intervie...

Tammy Baldwin Comes Out Against Syria Strikes

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) announced her opposition to U.S. military action in Syria on Tuesday, just hours after President Barack Obama met with sen...

Kerry To See Russian Foreign Minister

Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

By MATTHEW LEE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says President Barack Obama is sending Secretary of State John...

Howard Fineman

What's Really Going On With Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Middle Eastern bazaars, it’s easy to get lost, haggling is the order of the day, and things are never quite what they seem. In othe...

Sam Stein

Alternative Syria Resolution Would Require UN To Take Chemical Weapons

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators is working on an alternative resolution to the situation in Syria that would allow time for the pursuit o...

White House Tells Lawmakers Diplomacy Is Priority On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - White House chief of staff Denis McDonough told Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday t...

Sam Stein

Steve Israel: Syria Vote Won't Affect 2014 House Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Though a hypothetical military intervention in Syria is as popular with the American public as the prospect of a colonoscopy while liste...

Obama: Syria Strike 'Absolutely' On Hold If Country Abandons Chemical Weapons

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said a military strike in Syria would "absolutely" be on hold if the country agreed to abandon their chemical weapons. Obama...

Obama Sends Message To Assad

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama sent a message to Syrian President Bashar Assad during an interview on CNN Monday: "Do not use chemical weapons." Obama made...

Latest Updates On Debate Over Airstrikes

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee debated on how to respond to the use of chemical weapons in Syria that have resulted in thousands of...

Clinton Weighs In On Syria

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that Syria surrendering its chemical weapons to the international community would be an "importa...

Polis To Obama: 'Do Not Attack Syria'

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 11.10.2013 | Denver

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, announced Monday that he opposes U.S. military action against Syria. President Barack Obama is requesting that Congress ...