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U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Peace Talks In Doubt After 6th Day In Geneva

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress.

02/16/2014

A man helps two Syrian women leave a bombed out building after an alleged Syrian government airstrike. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons Deal

U.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.

01/31/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Peace Process Is Stillborn’ In Syria

President Barack Obama, in a planned address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning, said that the “peace process is stillborn” in regards to resolving civil war currently plaguing Syria.

09/24/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: U.N. Report Shows ‘Assad Regime Is Guilty’ Of Carrying Out Chemical Attack

While speaking during a daily press briefing, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the resolve of President Barack Obama’s administration had their resolve reinforced to take action following an attack perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar Assad on rebel factions during which chemical weapons were used.

09/19/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: Chemical Weapons Use ‘A Stain On The World’s Conscience’

Secretary of State John Kerry addressed members of the press alongside Russian Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov on the subject of Syria.

09/12/2013

President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House on September 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama blended the threat of military action with the hope of a diplomatic solution as he works to strip Syria of its chemical weapons. (Photo by Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images)

U.S. Role In Syrian Civil War Divides Arab-Americans

Sawsan Jabri and Osama Siblani represent the advancement of the Arab community in the Detroit area: Jabri is a doctor from Syria who teaches microbiology at several community colleges, and Siblani came from Lebanon to be an engineer and now publishes the influential Arab-American News.

09/11/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Rebels Fighting Assad Feel Abandoned By U.S.

Sen. John McCain says the cause of rebels fighting Syria’s President Bashar Assad has been obscured in the rapid-fire military and diplomatic events following a chemical weapons attack near Damascus.

09/11/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Lack Of American Support For Attack On Syria: They Are Not With Me ‘Yet’

On Monday evening, President Barack Obama sat down for an interview with CBS Evening News correspondent Scott Pelley, during which he addressed questions regarding a proposed strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the reported use of chemical weapons against rebel factions in Damascus.

09/10/2013

The U.S. and Russia are set to hold their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Russia Urges Syria to Put Chemical Weapons Under International Control

Russia’s foreign minister is urging Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control as pressure mounts in the West for military intervention.

09/09/2013

After changing course and deciding to seek congressional approval for military action, Obama is confronted with one of his most difficult foreign policy tests and faces a Congress divided over the unavoidably tough vote-of-conscience on overseas conflict rather than the more customary partisan fights over domestic policy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

In Push For Syria Action, Obama Faces Difficult Foreign Policy Leadership Test

President Barack Obama, working to persuade skeptical lawmakers to endorse a U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, hosted two leading Capitol Hill foreign policy hawks for talks and directed his national security team to testify before Congress in a determined effort to sell his plan for limited missile strikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.

09/02/2013

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