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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to reporters after leaving a closed door meeting about Syria at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain: US Has No Choice But To Allow For New Diplomatic Offensive To ‘Play Out’

Sen. John McCain says the United States has no choice but to allow time for a new diplomatic offensive on Syria to “play out,” even though he’s skeptical that the plan is genuine.


File photo of Syrian President Bashar Assad. (credit: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad Invokes 9/11: ‘You’re Going To Pay The Price If You’re Not Wise Dealing With Terrorists’

Syrian President Bashar Assad warned the United States that it could face “repercussions” if a military strike is launched.


Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., holds up his smart phone to show he is not playing poker before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on a resolution on Syria on Capitol Hill on Sept. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain: Public Will Soon See ‘Irrefutable Evidence’ Assad Behind Chemical Attack

U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix.


An image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube by the Local Committee of Arbeen on Aug. 21, 2013 allegedly shows Syrians covering a mass grave containing bodies of victims that Syrian rebels claim were killed in a toxic gas attack by pro-government forces in eastern Ghouta and Zamalka, on the outskirts of Damascus. (credit: DSK/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Syrian-Americans Aren’t Convinced Assad Regime Responsible For Chemical Weapons Attack

Some eastern Pennsylvania residents of Syrian descent say they aren’t convinced that the government was responsible for what authorities believe to have been a chemical weapons attack and object to the idea of U.S. military action in their homeland.


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Official: Obama Administration’s Claims Assad Regime Carried Out Chemical Attack ‘Completely Wrong’

A top Syrian official is calling on the Obama administration to “produce the evidence” that the regime of President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against its own people.


File photo of Secretary of State John Kerry. (credit: EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘Undeniable’ Syrian Regime Used Chemical Weapons Against Own People

Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that it is “undeniable” that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people last week.


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a press conference on the situation in Syria on Aug. 26, 2013, in Moscow. (credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia: No Proof Syrian Government Behind Chemical Weapons Attack

Western nations that are calling for military action against Syria have no proof the Syrian government is behind the alleged chemical weapons attack, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.