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Morning Open Thread
Mark Fiore's latest video animation takes on U.S. foreign diplomacy. Read more...
Senator Sanders On Syria: Stay Home And Address Our Serious Problems
Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday denounced the use of chemical weapons by Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, but he said Congress must focus on high unemployment and other problems at home while the United States works with the international community on the Middle East. Read more...
Stop Saying Bombs Teach Lessons
This argument about teaching lessons by using bombs and missiles is so weak it's laughable. Put into situations we all deal with every day, it doesn't pass the smell test. Read more...
As Americans struggle under the Congressional sequester, involvement in a war in Syria will cost us additional precious blood and treasure for years to come. Read more...
The latest from WhoWhatWhy on Syrian blunders-in-waiting, NSA wiretapping, and prominent Saudi ties to 9/11 being covered up by the FBI Read more...

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Watch The Battle for Syria on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. Frontline journeys to the heart of the Syrian insurgency, embedding with rebels who are waging a full-scale assault on Assad’s forces. But how organized are Syria’s opposition Read more...
The video above shows the areas of Syria that are experiencing violent clashes and shelling on Tuesday morning. The Syrian regime is using Twitter to try to clarify recent comments about the country's weapons of mass Read more...
United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan met today with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the midst of worsening violence. Syria's 16-month conflict has so far claimed more than 15,000 lives. Annan said today's last-ditch attempt Read more...
Good morning, today is Sunday, June 10th. Safe travels to everyone heading home from Netroots Nation today. Read more...
Sunday, bloody Sunday. Read more...