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August 30, 2013

guardian

new: France could act on Syria without Britain, says Francois Hollande

France could act on Syria without Britain, says Francois Hollande

"French president says UK parliamentary vote does not affect his support for 'firm' punitive action over attackFrench president Francois Hollande said a British parliamentary vote against taking military action in Syria would not affect France's will to act to punish Bashar al-Assad's government..."


new: Paddy Ashdown: Syria intervention vote 'a bad night for Britain' - video

new: Is Paddy Ashdown right that Britain is now a 'hugely diminished country'?

new: George Osborne: UK should not turn its back on world after Syria vote

new: David Cameron humiliated – the newspaper reaction to his defeat

independent

new: From ‘cheese-eating surrender monkeys’ to America's new best friends? François Hollande talks tough on Syria after UK climbdown

new: Facebook post supposedly written by Assad's son invites Americans to attack Syria

"A Facebook post has surfaced supposedly written by Hafez al-Assad, the 11-year-old son of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad. In it the young Assad invites America to attack Syria, saying: “I just want them to attack sooo much, because I want them to make this huge mistake of beginning..."


Reports of 'napalm-like' bomb attack on children's playground emerge as MPs vote against military action

Isolated Barack Obama must decide if US should go it alone in Syria

Isolated Barack Obama must decide if US should act alone over Syria strikes

washington post

Obama has power, determination to make own decision on Syria, administration says

"The administration insisted Thursday that President Obama has both the authority and the determination to make his own decision on a military strike against Syria, even as a growing chorus of lawmakers demanded an opportunity to vote on the issue and Britain, the United States’ closest ally,..."


British Prime Minister David Cameron loses parliamentary vote on Syrian military strike

Thousands of Syrians who fled chemical attack remain stranded along border with Jordan

Thousands of Syrians who fled chemical attack remain stranded along border with Jordan

Britain, France seek more time to weigh military strike on Syria

fox news

new: German government says it has no plans to join military action against Syria

new: UN experts delay start on last day of Syria probe after Assad gives warning to West

UN experts delay start on last day of Syria probe after Assad gives warning to West

"United Nations experts were in the eastern suburbs of Damascus Thursday for a third day of inspections of areas struck by a purported chemical weapons attack, as Syrian President Bashar Assad said that his country "will defend itself against any aggression," signaling defiance to mounting Western..."


new: UN experts delay start on last day of probe into alleged chemical attack in Syria

new: After Syria defeat, UK treasury chief warns Britain not to turn its back on the world

slate

Slatest PM: Will Obama Go It Alone on Syria?

Slatest PM: Will Obama Go It Alone on Syria?

"***Sign up here to receive the Slatest PM in your inbox daily.*** Will the U.S. Go It Alone?: New York Times: "President Obama is willing to move ahead with a limited military strike on Syria even while allies like Britain are debating whether to join the effort..."


the economist

Arab conspiracy theories: Strange bedfellows

"AMID the tempest over Syrian chemical weapons, an irony stands out. After two decades of bloody struggle between the West and al-Qaeda’s global jihadist franchise, those bitter adversaries suddenly find themselves fighting on the same side. As Western countries threaten retaliatory strikes..."


voice of america

new: U.S. to Seek International Coalition on Syria

"U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States will continue to seek an international coalition in response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, despite opposition by British lawmakers to any military action. Hagel spoke to reporters in Manila Friday, after Britain's lower..."


new: Obama Ponders Best Timing for Syria Attack

Obama Ponders Best Timing for Syria Attack

new: U.S. to Seek International Coalition on Syria

US to Seek International Coalition on Syria

US Lawmakers: No Doubt Syria Used Chemical Weapons

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abc.net.au

British MPs vote against military intervention in Syria

British MPs vote against military intervention in Syria

"Britain's MPs have voted against military intervention in Syria, despite prime minister David Cameron telling them they could not stand idle in the face of "one of the most abhorrent uses of chemical weapons in a century".Mr Cameron had made his case for military action against Syria over last..."


yahoo news

new: France backs action on Syria as US seeks coalition

France backs action on Syria as US seeks coalition

China urges no U.N. action on Syria before probe completed

"BEIJING (Reuters) - There should be no rush to force U.N. Security Council action against Syria until a probe by U.N. experts into suspected chemical weapons use is complete, and unilateral action will not help matters, China's foreign minister said. In remarks reported by the official..."


U.S. consults oil experts as it weighs action against Syria

UK defense minister: Britain won't take part in Syrian military action

Obama makes case for Syria strike, British house votes no

google news

new: France's Hollande backs US on Syria action - BBC News

"BBC NewsFrance's Hollande backs US on Syria actionBBC NewsThe French president has said a vote by UK MPs against involvement in military strikes on Syria has not changed France's resolve to take firm action. Francois Hollande said all options were being considered, and that a strike..."


new: US to continue to seek Syria strike support - Aljazeera.com

new: Harper now a 'reluctant convert' to potential strike on Syria - The Globe and Mail

Western allies hedge on strike against Syria - The Globe and Mail

UN chief pleads for diplomacy as potential strike on Syria looms - The Globe and Mail

Obama administration set to release Syria intel report - CBS News

syria deeply

new: Focus: With Strikes Looming, Syrians Pour Across Lebanese Border

"MASNAA, Lebanon / On Thursday, a large bus bearing the license plates of Syria’s Idlib province drove across Lebanon’s Masnaa border crossing. It was one of thousands of vehicles to cross since Wednesday, transporting Syrians who were fleeing in fear of a potential strike by the U.S...."


View from Israel: Sizing Up the Iranian Threat

Assessing the Success of a Syria Strike

Social Media Buzz: Chemical Attack Echoes on Facebook

فرانس 24

جديد: هيغل واكينو يبحثان في وجود اميركي اوسع في الفيليبين

هيغل واكينو يبحثان في وجود اميركي اوسع في الفيليبين

"مانيلا, (ا ف ب) - اعلن وزير الدفاع الاميركي تشاك هيغل انه بحث مع رئيس الفيليبين بينينيو اكينو الجمعة في تعزيز الوجود العسكري الاميركي في هذا البلد الآسيوي المتحالف مع الولايات المتحدة ويسعى الى تسوية خلافاته حول اراض متنازع عليها.وقام هيغل بزيارته الى مانيلا رغم التوتر في ملف سوريا، في حين تستعد القوات الاميركية لتوجيه ضربات..."


جديد: نشر بطارية مضادة للصواريخ في تل ابيب

google

جديد: فرنسا: اقتراع برلمان بريطانيا لن يضعف رغبتنا في عقاب حكومة الأسد - رويترز العربية

"FRANCE 24 - Monte Carlo Doualiyaفرنسا: اقتراع برلمان بريطانيا لن يضعف رغبتنا في عقاب حكومة الأسدرويترز العربيةباريس (رويترز) - قال الرئيس الفرنسي فرانسوا اولوند إن رفض مجلس العموم البريطاني القيام بعمل عسكري في سوريا لن يؤثر على رغبة فرنسا في التحرك لمعاقبة حكومة الرئيس بشار الاسد بعد هجوم بالأسلحة الكيماوية أودى بحياة مئات المدنيين. وأضاف..."


جديد: صحف بريطانية: هزيمة صادمة لـ«كاميرون» بالبرلمان.. وأوباما يتحرك وحده ضد سوريا - المصري اليوم

جديد: المئات يتظاهرون في نيويورك رفضًا للتدخل العسكري في سوريا - البديل

جديد: أسهم أوروبا تتراجع وتتجه لأكبر انخفاض أسبوعي - دار الحياة

البيت البيض: أوباما سيتخذ القرار بشأن سوريا بناء على المصالح الأمريكية - اليوم السابع

صبحي حديدي

جديد: الضربة الأمريكية: تقليم أظافر الأسد وليس اقتلاع براثنه

"إذا وقعت ضربة عسكرية أمريكية ضدّ النظام السوري، بمشاركة بريطانية أو فرنسية أو تركية، وربما أطلسية مباشرة أو مقنّعة؛ فالأرجح أنها لن تكون، من حيث نطاق الأهداف وطبيعتها، أو مدّة العمليات العسكرية، أشدّ من عملية "ثعلب الصحراء"، التي نفّذتها إدارة الرئيس الأمريكي الأسبق بيل كلنتون، وحليفها رئيس الوزراء البريطاني توني بلير، ضدّ..."


زمان الوصل

جديد: ابن الشارع يخشى على العلويين ويعيش العزلة في دبي عروة الأحمد لزمان الوصل: يعجبني هيثم مناع

"عامر محمد -دمشقمع الكآبة المزمنة والعزلة والوحدة يعيش عروة الأحمد مقدم البرامج وكاتب السيناريو والمخرج في دبي هذه الأيام، يترقب الضربة العسكرية الأمريكية على النظام لكن لا يتحمس لنتائجها، ويرى أن هيثم مناع هو المعارض الوحيد الذي لم يغير من آرائه منذ انطلاق ثورة البلاد، ويمضي في مشروعه \"جدل\" عبر Youtupe بلغة تحريضية كما يقول ولا..."


جديد: الائتلاف الوطني لقوى شباب الثورة السورية : النظام وحده المسؤول عن الضربة الامريكية في حال حصلت

جديد: الغلطة الأخيرة !... عامر عبدالحي*

جديد: النظام ينقل صواريخ سكود لتفادي استهدافها

جديد: عطوان صحافي أم صاحب دكان؟

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