03/07/14 07:45 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says Russia's military takeover of Crimea reflects President Vladimir Putin's "wise policy" and his efforts to restore "security and stability" in Ukraine after an "attempted coup." In a letter addressed to the Russian president, Assad...
By Mona Charen | 03/03/14 02:54 PM
Among the academic set from which President Obama springs, everyone agrees that wars are the result of "arrogance" and bullying by the United States.
By Bradley Klapper | 02/19/14 08:15 AM
The accelerating U.S. national security threat is leading the administration to take a fresh look at previously shelved ideas, including more robust assistance to Western-backed rebels. They are also are looking at newer, more far-reaching options, including drone strikes on extremists and more...
By Brian Hughes | 02/16/14 10:33 AM
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain called on President Obama to “acknowledge failure” in Syria on Sunday, saying the White House is ignoring options at its disposal to limit the bloodshed in the war-torn nation. “This is shameful. This is shameful what is going on,” McCain, Obama's...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 01:54 PM
U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition Saturday without finding a way of breaking the impasse in peace talks.
By Brian Hughes | 02/14/14 12:03 PM
The White House on Friday conceded that Syrian peace talks were doing very little to slow the civil war in the Middle East nation or limit strongman Bashar Assad's grip on the country. “There's no question so far that the talks have not produced significant breakthroughs,” White House...
By Susan Crabtree | 02/05/14 11:23 AM
U.S. officials and key lawmakers on Capitol Hill are growing increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for bringing the bloody civil war in Syria to an end after the regime unleashed a new round of “barrel bombs” this week, killing civilians in the northern city of Aleppo.
By Joel Gehrke | 01/31/14 08:45 AM
Saudi Arabian diplomats and military officials refused to meet with a bipartisan delegation of senior congressional staffers who visited the Middle Eastern country last week, an unusual snub that suggests increased tension between the U.S. and a key ally.
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