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August 31, 2013

guardian

new: Obama addresses concerns over US military action in Syria - video

US set for Syria strikes after Kerry says evidence of chemical attack is 'clear'

US set for Syria strikes after Kerry says evidence of chemical attack is 'clear'

"• Secretary of state brands Assad 'a thug and a murderer'• Kerry: attack killed 1,429 Syrians including 426 children• Obama considering 'limited, narrow action'• UN inspectors pull out of DamascusJohn Kerry advanced what he called a "clear and compelling" case that Syria was responsible..."


The Syria vote: Britain's new mood | Editorial

For a fragile leader like Cameron, the past is a treacherous guide | Steve Richards

Letters: Ed Miliband's chance to fill the moral vacuum at the heart of UK politics

independent

UN weapons inspectors leave Syria

'A crime against humanity': US makes the case for military action against Syria

"The United States was on a clear path to military intervention in Syria tonight, declaring in the most robust terms yet that it now has “high confidence” that the regime of President Bashar al-Assad ordered gas attacks on a suburb of Damascus last week and asserting the assault killed no..."


'A crime against humanity': US makes the case for military action in Syria

cnn

Obama: No boots on ground in Syria

5 lessons for Syria from Iraq

"The U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq led to nearly 10 years of occupation, nearly 5,000 deaths among the U.S. military and the few allies that joined "Operation Iraqi Freedom," a visceral sectarian-based insurgency and the meddling of neighbors all seeking to influence post-Saddam Iraq...."


washington post

new: U.N. inspectors leave Syria as U.S. pushes forward with plans for military action

Middle East ‘crisis of confidence’ in U.S. dampens support for Syrian strikes

Israel deploys Iron Dome defense system ahead of possible U.S. strike on Syria

John Kerry makes forceful case for U.S. military intervention in Syria

"Secretary of State John F. Kerry made a forceful case Friday for U.S. military intervention in Syria, saying that U.S. intelligence has information pinning responsibility squarely on the Syrian government for what he described as last week’s indisputable chemical weapons attack on rebel strongholds..."


Jordanians protest proposed Western military action against Syria

slate

Slatest PM: Obama's Case For "Limited" Intervention

Slatest PM: Obama's Case For

"***Sign up here to receive the Slatest PM in your inbox daily.*** Making Their Case: New York Times: "The Obama administration on Friday forcefully presented a case for a strike on Syria, as President Obama said he was considering a 'limited' attack and Secretary..."


John Kerry Takes Another Swing at Convincing Americans to Support Strikes in Syria

The White House Finds an Ally on Syria

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

Obama Considering 'Limited' Response to Syria

"U.S. President Barack Obama says he has not made a final decision on a response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, but he says he is considering a "limited, narrow act." Hours after Mr. Obama made the comments, a team of U.N. inspectors sent to investigate last week's attacks..."


Obama Considering 'Limited' Response to Syria

Analysts Discuss Impact on Assad From Syria Strike

Analysts Discuss Impact on Assad From Syria Strike

Skepticism Grows in US Over Syria Military Strike

Obama: Syria Action Would be Limited, No Decision Yet

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cbc

new: UN team leaves Syria as Obama mulls strike

"The UN experts investigating last week's alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria early Saturday and crossed into neighbouring Lebanon, departing hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against a Syrian regime that the administration..."


yahoo news

new: UN experts leave Syria as US edges toward strike

UN experts leave Syria as US edges toward strike

"BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. experts investigating last week's alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria and crossed into neighboring Lebanon early Saturday, departing hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against a Syrian..."


new: Most French oppose attack on Syria and don't trust Hollande to do it: poll

Damascus hotel a home for Syrians displaced by war

U.S. says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

UK's Cameron must fight back after tough setback

google news

new: Putin demands US provide Syria attack proof - Aljazeera.com

"BBC NewsPutin demands US provide Syria attack proofAljazeera.com"Syrian government troops are on the offensive and have surrounded the opposition in several regions. In these conditions, to give a trump card to those who are calling for a military intervention is utter nonsense,"..."


new: UN experts leave Syria - CBS News

new: UN team leaves Syria as Obama mulls strike - CBC.ca

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

In trying to help Syria, an intervention would destroy it - Washington Post

syria deeply

Michel Kilo: The U.S. is Now Obliged to Strike

"Michel Kilo, a writer and human-rights activist, is one of the elder statesmen of Syria’s democracy movement. He was a leader in Syria’s wave of democratic expression in 2000, known as the Damascus Spring, and remained a leading name in opposition politics ever since. In the course of Syria’s..."


Conversations: A Slice of Life in Damascus

Christians Besieged in Homs, as Religious Lines Blur

With Strikes Looming, Syrians Pour Across Lebanese Border

View from Israel: Sizing Up the Iranian Threat

فرانس 24

جديد: ميركل تنتقد موقف روسيا والصين بشأن سوريا

ميركل تنتقد موقف روسيا والصين بشأن سوريا

"برلين (ا ف ب) - انتقدت المستشارة الالمانية انغيلا ميركل في مقابلة نشرت السبت موقف روسيا والصين في الازمة السورية، معتبرة انهما اضعفتا سلطة الامم المتحدة.وقالت ميركل في مقابلة مع صحيفة اوغسبرغر الغيماينه انه "من المؤسف جدا ان روسيا والصين ترفضان منذ بعض الوقت موقفا مشتركا حول النزاع السوري. هذا يضعف بشكل كبير دور الامم المتحدة".وعرقلت..."


جديد: النظام السوري يتوقع الضربة الغربية في اي لحظة ومفتشو الامم المتحدة غادروا سوريا

جديد: المئات يتظاهرون في استراليا احتجاجا على الهجوم المحتمل على سوريا

google

جديد: لبنان مخاوف من التورط في تداعيات الأزمة السورية وتحسب الأسوأ بعد فرار آلاف اللاجئين إليها - الشبيبة

"AFPلبنان مخاوف من التورط في تداعيات الأزمة السورية وتحسب الأسوأ بعد فرار آلاف اللاجئين إليهاالشبيبةبيروت – ش – وكالات أعرب الرئيس اللبناني الأسبق رئيس حزب الكتائب اللبنانية أمين الجميل، امس الجمعة، عن أسفه لمحاولة وزير الخارجية اللبناني في حكومة تصريف الأعمال عدنان منصور "توريط لبنان بمواقف غير متّفق عليها وطنيا"، وذلك..."


جديد: بوتين: اتهام الاسد باستخدام الكيماوي محض هراء - دار الحياة

جديد: مفتشو الأسلحة الكيميائية يغادرون لبنان - الجزيرة

جديد: السعودية تنفي تصريحات منسوبة لرئيس استخباراتها وتواصل الحشد الدولي - ايلاف

جديد: «راسموسن» يستبعد مشاركة «الناتو» في توجيه ضربة عسكرية ضد سوريا - المصري اليوم

صبحي حديدي

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: فريق المحققين الدوليين يصل لبنان قادما من دمشق

جديد: باسل الخطيب... على راسي حارتك يا رفيق

"بينما أنا أتابع الحلقة الأولى من برنامج (تفاصيل) على قناة "سما" السورية- إعداد أدونيس شدود، تقديم ريم معروف- مع المخرج باسل الخطيب، إذ خطرت ببالي مسألة تنتمي إلى جنس البديهيات، وهي أن النظام السوري الحالي لا يمكن تغييره إلا بالثورة، وبالقوة، وبـ (السلاح والعصابات الإرهابية إذا اقتضى الأمر)!.. لأن منحبكجيته، كلهم، من دون استثناء،..."


جديد: والله زمان ياجولان.. بعد 46 عاما من الاحتلال استفاقت إيران

جديد: ألم وأمل: كيماوي الغوطة والثورة السورية

جديد: الأركان تنصب حواجز على الحدود الشمالية منعا للتهريب

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