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Stop Saying Bombs Teach Lessons

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.

Snipers Fire At U.N. Inspectors In Syria

U.N. chemical weapons inspectors in Syria met and took samples from victims of an apparent poison gas attack in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus on Monday after the U.N. team themselves survived a gun attack on their convoy.

Syria On WMD: Oops. What We Meant To Say Was...

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

Damascus Blasts Kill At Least 55, Another 372 Injured

Update: An update from the interior ministry now says that "At least 55 people were killed and 372 wounded in the blasts." Twin explosions rocked Damascus on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and injuring 170, according to Syrian

June 10, 1967 - Holiday In Damascus And Fingers In The Cookie Jar.

News of the Day for June 10, 1967 - Arab-Israeli War continues, United Nations working on settlement, Syria accuses Israel of trying to take Damascus, Nassar backs out of quitting, Soviet Union breaks relations with Israel and Senator Dodd admits taking campaign money to pay personal bills (shock!).