Bashar al-Assad

McCain: Assad ‘Euphoric’ About Obama’s Decision To Seek Congressional Approval

Speaking on Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. John McCain stated that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime are “euphoric” about President Obama’s announcement seeking congressional authorization for military action.

09/01/2013

President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Syria during a meeting with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite (C) and Vice President Joe Biden (R) at the White House in Washington, D.C on Aug. 30, 2013.  (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama on Syria: Looking at Possibility of ‘Limited Narrow Act’

On Friday, President Barack Obama said that he has not made a final decision regarding whether or not the United States will attack Syria, but that they are contemplating a “limited narrow act.”

08/30/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘What We Choose To Do or Not Do Matters’ in Syria

During a press conference Friday afternoon Secretary of State John Kerry condemned attacks reportedly perpetrated by the Syrian government against its own people – which he referred to as a “crime against humanity” – and asserted that the actions of the Untied States in response will have long-lasting effects on international politics.

08/30/2013

Wary of another war, congressional Republicans and Democrats pressed President Barack Obama to explain why the U.S. military should attack Syria and involve Americans in a deadly civil conflict that has roiled the Mideast.(credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner Presses Obama: ‘Personally Make The Case’ For Syria Military Action

Wary of another war, congressional Republicans and Democrats pressed President Barack Obama to explain why the U.S. military should attack Syria and involve Americans in a deadly civil conflict that has roiled the Mideast.

08/29/2013

International aid to Syrians uprooted by civil war is a "drop in the sea" of what is needed, a top U.N. official said Monday, estimating that five million Syrians have been displaced inside the country. Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Obama Orders Up Legal Justifications For Military Strike On Syria

President Obama has ordered a declassified report to be prepared for public release before any military strike takes place against Syria.

08/27/2013

US President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters on the Affordable Care Act. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Syria Attack ‘Is Something That Is Going To Require America’s Attention’

President Barack Obama is calling a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria “big event of grave concern.”

08/23/2013

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