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Obama’s Shot Across Syria’s Bow

September 2, 2013

President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office with House Speaker Boehner, Saturday, August 31, 2013. Vice President Joe Biden listens at right. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Having decided upon a military response to the latest chemical-weapons attack in Syria, President Obama should take care to calibrate the mission […]

Syria Intervention: Necessary Action or Grave Mistake?

August 30, 2013

Matthew RJ Brodsky and Hillary Mann Leverett, Professor at American University joined anchor Mike Walter for a heated debate on whether U.S. military action in Syria would be legitimate or a grave mistake. Brodsky and Leverett both believed that it would be a mistake to embrace the current plan being discussed by the Obama administration. […]

Chemical Weapons Attack Kills Over 1,000 in Syria

August 22, 2013

Syrian opposition activists claim more than 1,000 people were killed after government forces launched rockets with toxic agents in the Damascus suburbs early Wednesday. While the U.S. has not independently confirmed that chemical weapons were used, Israel’s minister for intelligence and strategic affairs, Yuval Steinitz, told Israel Radio that it believes the reports of the […]