Three decades after the United States started destroying its own chemical weapons, the nation’s stockpile stands at more than 3,000 tons — about three times what the U.S. now says Syrian President Bashar Assad controls.
A former U.S. Marine held in Iran for two years said in a letter to the U.S. secretary of state that he has endured “miserable prison conditions” and believes Tehran is holding him hostage for use in a possible prisoner exchange.
Secretary of State John Kerry warns that the United States “will not wait” long for Syria to turn over its chemical weapons to the international community.
The Obama administration is distributing videos showing a chemical weapons attack in Syria to help convince Americans and Congress that a military intervention against the Syrian government is necessary, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday.
President Barack Obama’s pursuit of a military strike in Syria has put congressional Democrats and party leaders around the country in a tough spot.
Persuading first-term Republicans in the House is President Barack Obama’s toughest sell on military strikes against Syria.
Backing President Barack Obama’s plea for military action against Syria could haunt Senate Republicans thinking hard about a White House bid in 2016.
An official for the Syrian opposition claims President Bashar Assad’s regime is preparing for another round of chemical attacks.
While Israel conducted a joint missile test with the United States over the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday, Israeli leaders expressed concerns about comments recently made by President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry.
Secretary of State John Kerry asserted Sunday that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria and said “the case gets stronger by the day” for a military attack.