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  • Britain could vote again on hitting Syria, officials suggest

    Britain could vote again on hitting Syria, officials suggest
    LONDON – President Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval for a military strike on Syria could open the door to another vote by the British Parliament, which rejected such intervention, senior officials here suggested Sunday. The...
  • Israelis fear U.S. debate on Syria foreshadows weakness on Iran

    Israelis fear U.S. debate on Syria foreshadows weakness on Iran
    JERUSALEM — Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead. The Obama administration’s surprise decision to delay a U.S. strike against Syria to allow for congressional debate left anxious Israelis relieved Sunday that...
  • Key GOP senators demand plan for U.S. response to Syria

    Key GOP senators demand plan for U.S. response to Syria
    WASHINGTON—Several key Republican senators strongly indicated Sunday that they will not vote to give President Obama authorization for a missile attack on Syria unless the White House first lays out “a strategy and a plan” to stop the...
  • Obama's bid to attack Syria faces resistance from 2 sides in Congress

    Obama's bid to attack Syria faces resistance from 2 sides in Congress
    WASHINGTON –- President Obama faces a two-front battle to win the support of Congress for his plan to strike the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, needing to convince both the skeptical representatives of a war-weary public and more...
  • Britain rules out second vote on Syrian strike

    Britain rules out second vote on Syrian strike
    LONDON --The British government has ruled out a second parliamentary vote on participation in a military strike against the Syrian ruling regime. Senior politicians had urged another vote after the government’s surprising defeat Thursday, when...
  • France releases new, 'undeniable' evidence against Syria

    France releases new, 'undeniable' evidence against Syria
    PARIS -- France says it has evidence gathered by its intelligence services to prove "undeniably" that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces carried out a "massive and coordinated" chemical attack on its civilian population. The French government...
  • Two key House GOP leaders back Obama on Syria strike

    Two key House GOP leaders back Obama on Syria strike
    WASHINGTON – Calling the use of chemical weapons "a barbarous act," House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday he will support President Obama's request to authorize force against the Syrian government and also said he was confident his fellow...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • France's Hollande wants Europe to consider action against Syria

    France's Hollande wants Europe to consider action against Syria
    PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that he is seeking a coalition of European states to decide on the possibility of military intervention in Syria. However, he said France would not go it alone if the U.S. Congress opposes an...
  • 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...