In statement of official outrage aimed at rallying the international community, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that it is “undeniable” that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons on its people, further raising …
Secretary of State John Kerry makes a statement about the situation in Syria
Enforcing a threat and a taboo–not starting a war
President says potential mass chemical attack is a “grave concern” but no immediate intervention
Hundreds claimed dead, but experts don’t expect change in Obama’s cautious policy
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made a grim announcement on Thursday: the death toll from Syria’s civil war, by the U.N.’s count, has now surpassed 100,000. It’s a ghastly, horrible number. But don’t be surprised if …
Lawmakers on Sunday pressed for President Obama to put a “no-fly zone” in place over Syria, even as U.S. military officers have expressed doubts over its effectiveness.
The White House last week said the U.S. will start arming certain Syrian opposition groups with light weapons, moving to intervene in that country’s bloody civil war. The question now is how deeply America will become involved in …
Driven by humanitarianism, realpolitik or a combination of both, the Obama administration’s Syria policy is entering a dangerous new phase.
The U.S. believes sarin-gas attacks have killed 100 to 150 Syrians
Senator McCain made a well-publicized trip to Syria and may have posed with extremist kidnappers.
Saudi Arabia has edged out Qatar to become the main source of arms to the rebels.
Rebel commanders are trying to learn the lessons of why their ambitious, province-wide offensive essentially failed.