President Bashar Assad
Syrian President Bashar Assad warned the United States that it could face “repercussions” if a military strike is launched.
Chanting “They say more war; we say no war,” speakers say Saturday’s picket line marks a line Congress should not cross as it prepares to vote on the issue.
France’s prime minister says there’s no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again.
Sen. John McCain says he doesn’t support the latest Senate resolution to authorize military force against Syria.
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 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.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that it is “undeniable” that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people last week.
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.
The ranking Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican is urging a “surgical” U .S. air strike against Syria in reprisal for Bashar Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
Syria reached an agreement with the United Nations on Sunday to allow a U.N. team of experts to visit the site of alleged chemical weapons attacks last week outside Damascus, state media said.