Archive for August, 2013

Obama to seek Syria vote in Congress – Calcutta Telegraph

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Calcutta Telegraph

Obama to seek Syria vote in Congress
Calcutta Telegraph
They described new troop movements as the government placed more security forces in schools in central Damascus, the prominent al-Akram mosque in the well-off Mezze district, a women's cultural centre in the neighbourhood of Abu Roumaneh and in ...

Yemen PM survives assassination bid

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa is unharmed after his motorcade is attacked by gunmen, officials say.

Obama’s stunning announcement on Syria – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Obama's stunning announcement on Syria
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
They described new troop movements as the government placed more security forces in schools in central Damascus, the prominent al-Akram mosque in the well-off Mezze district, a women's cultural center in the neighborhood of Abu Roumaneh and in ...

Barack Obama will seek congressional vote on Syria – NDTV

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Barack Obama will seek congressional vote on Syria
NDTV
They described new troop movements as the government placed more security forces in schools in central Damascus, the prominent al-Akram mosque in the well-off Mezze district, a women's cultural center in the neighborhood of Abu Roumaneh and in ...

More than 1400 killed in Syrian chemical weapons attack, US says – Washington Post

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Washington Post

More than 1400 killed in Syrian chemical weapons attack, US says
Washington Post
... the document, White House officials anticipated the likely comparisons to the famously inaccurate intelligence reports from a decade ago that claimed that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was actively pursuing nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Syria's chemical weapons program was built to counter IsraelReuters
Hagel: 'We're ready to go' if ordered on Syria chemical weaponsCNN International
Gas attack: What chemical weapons does Syria have, and what does it do with ...Globalnews.ca
the Diplomat -Jerusalem Post -Party for Socialism and Liberation
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Obama: Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons Is Threat to US Interests – Voice of America

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Voice of America

Obama: Syria's Use of Chemical Weapons Is Threat to US Interests
Voice of America
Not acting, he said, could embolden other countries to build and use chemical and nuclear weapons, such as Iran and North Korea. Children killed. As Kerry spoke Friday afternoon, the White House released an unclassified report, saying the U.S ...
Can Syrian Chemical Weapons Issue Lead to US-Iran Opening?Al-Monitor
Analysis: Obama lobbies personally for Syria voteChicago Tribune
Conflict, an alleged chemical attack, and falloutLas Vegas Sun
San Francisco Chronicle -Washington Post (blog)
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Putin challenges US on Syria claims

Saturday, August 31st, 2013
Russia's President Putin asks the US to present to the UN evidence behind claims that Syria was responsible for chemical weapons attacks.

Book report: Fresh insights into Robert Oppenheimer – Coon Rapids Herald

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Book report: Fresh insights into Robert Oppenheimer
Coon Rapids Herald
Today, it's about the father of the Atomic Bomb, who has been written about endlessly because of the stink caused by the McCarthy era and the suspicions of the brilliant physicist's loyalties. However “Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center,” by ...

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Starting an Illegal War: Obama’s Impeachment Trap – Truth-Out

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Starting an Illegal War: Obama's Impeachment Trap
Truth-Out
Threats of retaliation are already being made and troop movements are occurring. Russia is moving two additional naval ships, a missile cruiser and a large anti-submarine vessel, into the Mediterranean to strengthen its presence in case of a US attack.

Starting an Illegal War: Obama’s Impeachment Trap – Truth-Out

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Starting an Illegal War: Obama's Impeachment Trap
Truth-Out
Threats of retaliation are already being made and troop movements are occurring. Russia is moving two additional naval ships, a missile cruiser and a large anti-submarine vessel, into the Mediterranean to strengthen its presence in case of a US attack.