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Obama: U.S. Will Send Fresh Help To Beleaguered Iraq

Islamic militants have seized large parts of central Iraq, including its second-largest city Mosul.

06/12/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Graphic Chemical Weapons Videos Make Clear Case For Military Action

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.

09/08/2013

President Barack Obama (C) meets with members of Congress in the cabinet room of the White House on September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama is urging Congress to authorize military action against Syria  (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Arizona Rep. Salmon Now Opposes Syria Intervention

Arizona Rep. Matt Salmon says he’s now against a resolution allowing the use of military force against Syria for using chemical weapons against its citizens.

09/04/2013

President Barack Obama answers a question on Syria during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister after their bilateral meeting at the Rosenbad Building in Stockholm on Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Syria Action: ‘My Credibility Is Not On The Line’

President Barack Obama traveled to Sweden on Wednesday ahead of the G20 Summit as he is seeking international support for a military strike against Syria for use of chemical weapons. Obama landed in Stockholm to meet with Swedish Prime Minister John Fredrik Reinfeldt for a press conference on their shared views for international action in Syria.

09/04/2013

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 Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says ‘UK Makes A Difference’ Hours Before They Vote Against Syria Attack

Sen. Dianne Feinstein stated that the support and participation of the United Kingdom would make a difference to the administration of President Barack Obama as he continues to contemplate a military strike against Syria in retaliation for alleged chemical attacks. She made the comments hours before British parliament voted against military action in Syria late Thursday, leaving only the United States and France as the core of any coalition for action.

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

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