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August 28, 2013

guardian

new: Could a pre-emptive sanctions tool increase pressure on Syria?

Could a pre-emptive sanctions tool increase pressure on Syria?

"Sanctions designed to deter investors from doing business with illegitmate regimes, while not a panacea, could be a useful addition to the diplomatic toolboxAfter throwing off repressive leaders, jubilant citizens often find themselves facing a harsh dilemma – they must repay debts incurred..."


new: Ed Miliband's Syria dilemma: what should Labour do? | Polly Toynbee

new: Archbishop of Canterbury urges caution on Syria

new: Israeli intelligence 'intercepted Syrian regime talk about chemical attack'

New York Times website offline after 'malicious external attack'

independent

The heir to Blair: David Cameron makes 'moral case' for attack on Syria in echo of Iraq war defence

The heir to Blair: David Cameron makes ‘moral case’ for attack on Syria in echo of defence for Iraq war

The West should beware the law of unintended consequences in Syria

"Those still hoping that conflict may be avoided may choose to believe that US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel’s declaration that plans were in place for Barack Obama to choose the best option for attack was the final ratcheting up of pressure on Bashar al-Assad. But all the indications are..."


washington post

Britain, France weigh joining U.S. in possible strikes against Syria

"LONDON — British forces are drawing up contingency plans for a “proportionate” response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, the prime minister’s office said Tuesday, while France said it is ready to “punish” those responsible, raising the possibility that the European..."


slate

Slatest PM: New George W. Bush Cat Paintings! (and Some News From Syria)

Slatest PM: New George W. Bush Cat Paintings! (and Some News From Syria)

"***Sign up here to receive the Slatest PM in your inbox daily.*** You'll Get Your W. Paintings in a Minute, But First: Reuters: "Western forces could attack Syria within days, the United States and its allies have told rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad,..."


U.S. Missile Strikes Against Syria Could Happen as "Early as Thursday"

foreign policy

The Limits of Action - By Aaron David Miller

The Playbook for the Syrian War Has Already Been Written -- in Iraq - By Jeffrey Lewis

Too Little, Too Late - By David Rothkopf

The Scientist Under Syria's Microscope - By David Kenner

Morning Brief: U.S. Considers Military Action After Syrian Chemical Weapons Strike

"U.S. Considers Military Action After Syrian Chemical Weapons Strike Top news: With casualties mounting in Syria's civil war and consistent reports of a major chemical weapons attack in Syria, President Obama huddled with his military advisers over the weekend to consider military options..."


voice of america

new: Britain to Introduce UN Resolution on Syria

"Britain says it plans to introduce a U.N. Security Council resolution Wednesday that condemns the alleged chemical attack by Syrian forces and authorizes "necessary measures to protect civilians." The move comes as a U.N. team probing the alleged attack near Damascus resumed its work Wednesday,..."


new: UN Chief: Security Council Must Find Unity on Syria

UN Team Resumes Syria Probe

UN Team Resumes Syria Probe

Russia Warns Military Strike Would Destabilize Syria, Region

New York Times Hacked

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abc.net.au

Carr says West could act on Syria without UN as US, allies gear up for probable military strike

Carr says West could act on Syria without UN as US, allies gear up for probable military strike

"Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr has left open the possibility of an international military response to the Syrian crisis without a mandate from the United Nations.The United States and its allies are gearing up for a probable military strike against the Syrian regime after a deadly chemical..."


Oil prices jump to 18-month high on fears over US action on Syria

cbc

Harper and Obama want 'firm response' to Syria attack

Indian rupee hits new low

"The Indian rupee continued to fall Tuesday, plunging to a record low of 66.24 against the U.S. dollar on a combination of fears over a military strike in Syria and concern that a food aid bill passed in the lower house of the Indian parliament Monday will distract the government from investing..."


yahoo news

new: Analysis: China has much at risk but no reach in Middle East

"By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - The worsening Syria conflict has exposed an uncomfortable truth behind China's cherished policy of non-interference: Beijing cannot do much to influence events even if it wanted to. With weak and untested military forces unable to project power in the..."


new: US and allies build case for Syria military action

US and allies build case for Syria military action

new: U.N. inspectors in new Syria mission as West prepares to strike

new: Iran denies reports Assad in Tehran

US forces to punish Syria, not push regime change

google news

new: Strike on Syria Would Lead to Retaliation on Israel, Iran Warns - New York Times

"PoliticoStrike on Syria Would Lead to Retaliation on Israel, Iran WarnsNew York TimesIranian lawmakers and commanders issued stark warnings to the United States and its allies on Tuesday, saying any military strike on Syria would lead to a retaliatory attack on Israel fanned by “the flames..."


new: Kevin Rudd talking to 'global leaders' on Syria, suggests he may attend G20 - The Australian

White House lays out case for Syria response - CBC.ca

Harper and Obama want 'firm response' to Syria attack - CBC.ca

Investors retreat as risk rises in Syria; US market hits seven-week low - The Globe and Mail

West recreating Iraq mistakes in Syria, Russian ambassador warns Canada - The Globe and Mail

Latest developments in world's reaction to Syrian gas attack allegations - The Globe and Mail

syria comment

Should the Use of Chemical Weapons Prompt a US Attack in Syria?

"If it is Determined that the Assad Regime Used Chemical Weapons Against Civilians, Should the United States and its Allies Attack Syria?   In answer to this question, Joshua Landis and Syria Comment provide the following statement:   The US must respond to the use of chemical weapons..."


syria deeply

new: Assessing the Success of a Syria Strike

"As reports emerge of U.S. plans to strike Syria, possibly as soon as this week, some analysts doubt how effective those strikes could be. There are some who doubt that a limited strike would work. “Tactical actions in the absence of strategic objectives is usually pointless and often counterproductive,”..."


Social Media Buzz: Chemical Attack Echoes on Facebook

Would Intervention in Syria Be Legal?

Is the Assad Regime Feeling the Pressure of a Potential Strike?

Q+A: How Would Russia React to a Strike on Syria?

فرانس 24

جديد: بان كي مون يدعو مجلس الامن الى موقف موحد "من اجل السلام" في سوريا

بان كي مون يدعو مجلس الامن الى موقف موحد

"لاهاي (ا ف ب) - دعا الامين العام للامم المتحدة بان كي مون الاربعاء اعضاء مجلس الامن الدولي الى اتخاذ موقف موحد "للتحرك من اجل السلام" في سوريا حيث فاقم هجوم كيميائي مفترض الانقسامات بين روسيا والغربيين حول النزاع في سوريا.وقال بان كي مون في خطاب القاه في قصر السلام في لاهاي "على مجلس الامن الاتحاد للتحرك من اجل السلام"، مشددا على..."


جديد: خامنئي: التدخل الاميركي في سوريا سيشكل "كارثة" للمنطقة

جديد: الفيصل بحث مع داود اوغلو التطورات في سوريا

جديد: بورصات آسيا تتراجع والنفط يواصل ارتفاعه وسط تكهنات عن ضربة لسوريا

جديد: هيغل في آسيا لتعزيز الاستراتيجية الجديدة والمسألة السورية تطغى على محادثاته

google

جديد: مفتشو الأمم المتحدة يستأنفون عملهم في ريف دمشق حول السلاح الكيميائي - المصري اليوم

"FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiyaمفتشو الأمم المتحدة يستأنفون عملهم في ريف دمشق حول السلاح الكيميائيالمصري اليوماستأنف مفتشو الأمم المتحدة حول الأسلحة الكيميائية في سوريا مهمتهم، الأربعاء، بحسب ما أفاد مصور في وكالة الأنباء الفرنسية، وذلك غداة تعليقها بسبب مخاوف أمنية. وقال المصور إن المفتشين غادروا الفندق قرابة الساعة العاشرة صباحا بتوقيت..."


جديد: بان كي مون: مفتشي "الامم المتحدة" في سورية يحتاجون وقتاً لإتمام عملهم - دار الحياة

جديد: بان كي مون يدعو مجلس الأمن للاتحاد من أجل السلام بسوريا - العربية نت

جديد: الفيصل بحث مع داود اوغلو التطورات في سوريا - AFP

صبحي حديدي

ما خفي كان أعظم!

"في مناسبة الذكرى الستين لتنفيذه، يوم 19 آب (أغسطس) 1953، في إيران؛ اضطرت وكالة المخابرات المركزية الأمريكية، الـ CIA، إلى الإفراج عن سلسلة وثائق تقرّ بضلوعها، ضمن تعاون وثيق مع الاستخبارات البريطانية MI6، في الانقلاب العسكري الذي أطاح بحكومة محمد مصدق، المنتخَبة ديمقراطياً. رجالات الـ CIA، أسوة بزملائهم البريطانيين، والساسة على..."


زمان الوصل

جديد: قصف للنظام يقتل 5 ضباط يمنيين محتجزين لدى النصرة منذ نحو عام

"قالت وكالة أنباء "أناضول" التركية الرسمية إن 5 ضباط بالجيش اليمني لقوا حتفهم في سوريا.ونسبت "أناضول" معلوماتها إلى رئيس اللجنة اليمنية المكلفة بملف الضباط، الذي كشف عن مقتل الضباط الخمسة المحتجزين منذ نحو عام من قبل جبهة النصرة. محمد الحزمي، عضو مجلس النواب اليمني ورئيس اللجنة الشعبية الحكومية التي شكلت للتواصل مع جبهة النصرة..."


جديد: الدولة تطلق غزوة بركان الثأر انتقاما لضحايا كيماوي بشار في الغوطة

جديد: وجهة نظر حول الدراما

جديد: خلفان يغرد مجددا.. سوريا ستكون عراقا ممزقا، وطرح مبادرات من بشار مهم جدا

جديد: 100 ألف يورو من ميسي لأطفال سوريا

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