President Barack Obama says the situation in Syria has reached, in his words, a ‘‘critical juncture.’’
Former Israeli Ambassador: President’s Israel Visit ‘To Correct The Wrong Of Obama’s First-Term Relationship’
In a trip to renew a close relationship with the Israeli leadership and public, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Itamar Rabinovich called President Obama’s Middle East visit a “success,” setting the stage for future negotiations.
The U.S. ambassador to Syria said Wednesday the Obama administration has no evidence to support President Bashar Assad’s claims that U.S.-backed rebels used chemical weapons in northern Syria, but is looking carefully at the conflicting reports.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says he fears a “stain on our national credibility” if the United States determines that Syria’s Bashar Assad is using chemical weapons to remain in power but fails to intervene.
When President Barack Obama steps into the Middle East’s political cauldron this coming week, he won’t be seeking any grand resolution for the region’s vexing problems.
The top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee is calling on the Obama administration to train and arm select elements of the Syrian opposition as well as provide humanitarian assistance as the deadly civil war marked an ignominious second anniversary on Friday.
ecretary of State John Kerry warns there is “no guarantee” that weapons given to Syrian rebels won’t fall into the wrong hands.
Israel and the U.S. on Monday carried out a successful test of the next-generation Arrow 3 missile defense system, for the first time sending an interceptor into outer space, where it could destroy missiles fired from Iran.
According to the results of an interactive quiz offered by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., only an estimated 50 percent of all Americans can correctly identify Syria on a map of the Middle East.
Democracy declined across the globe in 2012, marking the seventh consecutive year of democratic government’s decline.
- Namaste: Yoga Poses For... Sinkholes Close Major DC... Deadly Tornado Ravages... 138th Running of the...
- Baseball Shots Of The Week –... Best Summer Dishes CBS 2013-2014 Prime Time Shows Flash Forward: Concept Cars...
- Baseball Shots Of The Week –... Water Main Break Pours Into... Best Summer Festivals and... Baseball Shots Of The Week –...
- Run of the Chihuahuas Caps Take Game 2 With... Chihuahuas Dressed in Costumes Simulated Aircraft Accident...