Syrian President Bashar Assad

Assad: 'You Can't End Terrorism With Aerial Strikes'Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published Wednesday that U.S.-led airstrikes targeting Islamic State group militants in his country are neither serious nor efficient, claiming they have failed to produce any tangible results.
Syria Peace Talks In Doubt After 6th Day In GenevaU.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress.
United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons DealU.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.
Obama: 'Peace Process Is Stillborn' In SyriaPresident 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.
Kerry: U.N. Report Shows 'Assad Regime Is Guilty' Of Carrying Out Chemical AttackWhile 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.
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.
U.S. Role In Syrian Civil War Divides Arab-AmericansSawsan 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.
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.
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.
Russia Urges Syria to Put Chemical Weapons Under International ControlRussia’s foreign minister is urging Syria to place its chemical weapons under international control as pressure mounts in the West for military intervention.
In Push For Syria Action, Obama Faces Difficult Foreign Policy Leadership TestPresident 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.
Obama Considers Cancelling Moscow Talks With Putin The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
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