Bashar Assad

Iraq Makes Request For Weapons
Nouri al-Maliki asks the U.S. for help in fighting terrorism. Read more...
McCain: Agreeing To Syria Chemical Weapons Deal Without Military Force Is 'A Loser'
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Sunday asserted that an agreement between the United States and Russia that met President Barack Obama's goal of securing Syria's chemical weapons without being drawn into a war was a "loser." Read more...
Udall: American People Don't Want To Be Embroiled In Middle Eastern Civil War
The administration has been on a full-court press this week, trying to move members of Congress to authorize use of military force in Syria, but if Sen. Udall's statements this Sunday on Meet the Press are any indication, it doesn't look like it's working. Read more...
Expert: Syria Intervention Plans Fueled By Oil Interests
Is the Syria controversy about chemical weapons -- or is it about oil? Read more...
McCain: Obama Thrilled Iran And Syrian President By Seeking Congressional Approval For Attack
Good old "bomb, bomb, bomb Iran" McCain continued his rounds this weekend beating the drums for more war with an appearance on Face the Nation this Sunday, and he is of course not happy that President Obama is going to seek Congressional approval for military action in Syria. Read more...