All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bashar al-Asad’

UN Inspectors’ Report Suggests Damascus to Blame

The United Nations released its report on the chemical weapons attack that killed masses of civilians in Syria on 21 August and while the conclusions are not definitive in assigning blame, the report suggests the complicity of the Syrian government. The report confirmed that the attack was conducted with chemical arms. The report also included details on the particulars of …

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Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama

While expressing skepticism about promises from the Syrian regime to turn over chemical weapons, during a Monday night NBC News interview, later that evening… President Barack Obama leaned toward the proposal in the face of public opposition and wavering congressional support. This during an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace, saying, “We will pursue this diplomatic track.” The proposal—generally that …

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Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments

After announcing his intentions to intervene militarily in the Syrian crisis, President Barack Obama is working on building support before Congress reconvenes on 9 September and discusses the President’s resolution. In the meantime, other nations and organizations are communicating an array of positions on how the world should respond to the chemical attacks of 21 August. France Confirms Syrian Regime …

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Congress Split: Syrian Response Divides Nation

Congress may mirror America after all. After President Barack Obama’s Saturday Rose Garden speech proclaiming his decision to take military action in response to Syria’s chemical weapons aggression, legislators appear to be split in their anticipated response. Obama will look to Congress for authorization when lawmakers return from recess a week from now. Public opinion polling shows a split in …

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New York Times Latest SEA Target

In a late Tuesday afternoon digital attack, the New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post became the latest reported victims of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). If you are looking for the latest crossword or list of best sellers, patience is a virtue. The New York Times is offering workaround solutions. Much of Twitter remained accessible and, according to …

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Destroyers Syria: Latest Chemical Attack Responses

“The President continues to work with his national security team reviewing the options available,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney stated at this afternoon’s press briefing in response to questions about the US reaction to the Syrian regime. Briefings from both the White House and the State Department today confirmed that US officials hold the Syrian regime responsible for the …

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