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Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Visits Anti-War Democrats Amid ‘Sensitive’ Syria Situation

Vice President Joe Biden is heading into the belly of Democrats’ anti-war opposition, venturing into a politically influential heartland state for the first time since President Barack Obama publicly endorsed a possible military strike on Syria.

09/15/2013

Assad: ‘There Has Been No Evidence That I Used Chemical Weapons’

In a Sunday interview with Charlie Rose, Syrian President Bashar Assad stated that he had nothing to do with an Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack, and that the U.S. has “no evidence” to justify a military attack.

09/08/2013

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Barrasso: Syria Vote May Be Delayed

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution.

09/04/2013

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C.’s Norton Undecided on Syria Military Strike

The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress says a congressional debate is needed to answer whether a military strike is the right course of action in Syria.

09/01/2013

Israel's prime minister is accusing the international community of being too soft toward the Palestinians. (Photo by GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)

Netanyahu: Israel Ready For ‘Any Possible Scenario’

Israel’s prime minister on Sunday tried to soothe a jittery nation unnerved by the standoff between the U.S. and Syria, saying that Israel is “calm and self-assured” and ready for “any possible scenario.”

09/01/2013

Protests erupt outside the White House following Obama's announcement to engage Syria in military strike, pending approval of Congress. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Syria Protests Erupt Outside White House Following Obama Announcement

Demonstrators have gathered outside the White House as President Barack Obama says he’ll seek congressional authorization for the use of force in Syria.

08/31/2013

Iranian technicians work at the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facilities (UCF), 420 kilometers south of Tehran, on Feb. 3 2007. (credit: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Not For Israeli Military Strike On Iran

As rhetoric of an Israeli strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities escalates, a new poll shows a majority of Americans are not in favor of that idea.

03/14/2012

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