Syria

Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (CBS graphic)

Feinstein Backs Obama On Syria, But Open To Russian Proposal

U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Monday that she continued to support President Obama’s proposed military strike against Syria. But Feinstein added that she was open to a suggestion by the Russian government to put Syria’s chemical weapons under international control.

09/09/2013

White House

Phil Matier: Syria Crisis Creates Unique Bipartisanship

President Barack Obama hasn’t said what he would do if Congress doesn’t authorize his request for a military strike against Syria; but if Bay Area politicians are any indication, the White House may not have the support it wants and needs.

09/06/2013

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

House Minority Leader Pelosi Strongly Endorses Military Strike On Syria

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters in San Francisco on Wednesday to strongly endorse a military strike on Syria and to clarify what that would entail.

09/04/2013

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi Urges Syria Response; Calls On Administration To Reveal Intelligence

The leader of the House Democrats says the public needs to hear more of the intelligence that led the Obama administration to conclude that Syrian President Bashar Assad killed hundreds of his people using chemical weapons.

09/03/2013

Screenshot of the New York Times website on August 27, 2013. A group called the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility for the attack. (CBS)

Twitter, New York Times Hacked, ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Takes Credit

Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours Tuesday during the site’s second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the “Syrian Electronic Army” claimed responsibility.

08/28/2013

Olympics Day 3 - Shooting

Syrian Rebels, Islamic Extremists Take Control Of Military Base Near Aleppo

Syrian rebels backed by Islamic extremist fighters took full control of a sprawling military base Tuesday after a two-day battle that killed at least 35 government troops, an activist group said.

12/11/2012

The White House is bathed in pink light for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

White House Warns Syria Of ‘Crossing Red Line’ With Chemical Weapons

The White House said it is increasingly concerned that the beleaguered regime in Syria might be considering use of chemical weapons against its own people and warned that doing so would “cross a red line.”

12/03/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Condi Rice In RNC Speech: Obama Lacks World Leadership

The current Stanford professor spoke at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, where Mitt Romney will formally accept the Republican presidential nomination..

08/29/2012

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