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.
President Obama has ordered a declassified report to be prepared for public release before any military strike takes place against Syria.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota on Tuesday criticized U.S. surveillance in Brazil and said the trust between the U.S. and Brazil would be damaged if U.S. explanations about the program are not satisfactory.
As violence in Egypt turned increasingly deadly Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Mideast nation was at “a pivotal moment” more than two years since the uprising ousted the longtime President Hosni Mubarak.