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There seem to be three pieces of emerging consensus on President Obama’s decision to seek approval from Congress before committing to his desired plan of off-shore, limited strikes against Syria to punish its government for allegedly deploying chemical weapons against … Continue reading ?
The news about Syria has been, and continues to be, important, fast-paced and at times overwhelming. It’s a lot to keep up with, not least because every facet of the conflict and how the world responds is complicated and deeply … Continue reading ?
The British Parliament narrowly voted down Prime Minister David Cameron’s request for approval to take limited military action against Syria, turning what was expected to be a symbolic gesture of approval into a shocking defeat. British prime ministers are rarely … Continue reading ?
The United States and allies are preparing for a possibly imminent series of limited military strikes against Syria, the first direct U.S. intervention in the two-year civil war, in retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad’s suspected use of chemical weapons against … Continue reading ?
President Obama sat down on Wednesday with Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff of PBS for an interview where they discussed, among other things, U.S. policy on Syria. The United States has appeared to be moving rapidly toward limited offshore strikes … Continue reading ?
The videos out of Syria over the past two years of war have been so horrific, and so numerous, that Secretary of State John Kerry mentioned them multiple times in making his implicit case for likely U.S.-led military strikes against … Continue reading ?
Military thinkers from Sun Tzu to Napoleon Bonaparte have long emphasized the element of surprise. So it might seem strange that the Obama administration is not just clearly telegraphing that it likely plans to launch limited strikes against Syria, but … Continue reading ?
Now that the United States is strongly signaling that it will lead some form of limited offshore strikes against Syria in response to suspected chemical weapons attacks on civilians, one point you’re going to hear repeated over and over about … Continue reading ?
Secretary of State John Kerry made a forceful case for U.S. military action against Syria on Monday, after a weekend in which the administration signaled that it was preparing for exactly that, as a response to Syria’s alleged use of … Continue reading ?
It’s difficult to find a single sentence in Secretary of State John Kerry’s forceful and at points emotional press conference on Syria that did not sound like a direct case for imminent U.S. military action against Syria. It was, from … Continue reading ?
Secretary of State John Kerry delivered prepared remarks Monday about Syria’s use of chemical weapons and whether or not the United States will respond. Well, for the last several days, President Obama and his entire national security team have been … Continue reading ?