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GAZIANTEP, Turkey — The warning from the front lines came by walkie-talkie. An Islamic State artillery position had boomed
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The crisis of what to do with the use of chemical weapons within Syria was anticipated by Eleanor Roosevelt when the world did not listen to her.
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"We are not going to prejudge the outcome of negotiations that are just beginning in New York. The U.S. has been clear that
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French intelligence says deaths from the gas attacks could be as high as 1,500, but it reported confirmed deaths from video
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U.N. inspectors have collected a "wealth" of evidence on the use of nerve agents that points to Syrian President Bashar al
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Ignore the communications folks. This isn't a marketing problem. It is a substantive policy problem and it is about rebuilding trust through actions and not words.
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Let me be plain: on Tuesday, when the president addresses all of us to explain his ultimate decision, his decision will be AGAINST military intervention.
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We've seen this movie before and it doesn't end well. A decade after the Bush administration used the CIA's "yellow cake" tale and other faulty evidence, the government is yet again relying on the CIA to lead a domestic propaganda effort for military action in Syria.
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The 800 pound guerrilla hovering behind the Syria debate is Israel and its American backers, one of the most powerful lobbies in Washington.
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It seems as though America is faced with a blast from the past. The Syrian conflict has escalated, and today Obama announced that he wishes to send aid to the rebellion, and punish Assad for the use of chemical weapons. What does this remind many in America of?
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"It was very important for him to project that [he had WMDs] because that was what kept him, in his mind, in power," Piro
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A military strike on Assad could be disastrous and though we understand the dangers associated with inaction, expanding a civil war into an all-out war in the region seems too risky a cost.
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Obama's strike will further accelerate erosion of America's position in the Middle East. Assad will emerge with greater political support, not less; Russian and Chinese influence will be enhanced.
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Please, don't let the conflict in Syria be about opposing America. Let it be about Syria, and what might actually help Syrians -- you know, the actually existing people who are dying by the tens of thousands in this brutal war. But if you can't do that, then do me a favor, and please shut up.
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Earlier in the day Syria agreed to let experts from the United Nations on Monday visit the site of the reported poisonous
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And while President Obama has stated that Assad must go, Clemons maintained that this is not the solution to stopping the
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Just months ago, Western countries believed Assad's days were numbered. But momentum on the battlefield has turned in his
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The statement continues: WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad's