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Minister Steinitz: Intelligence Says Assad Army Used Chemical Weapons

The Russians say a homemade rocket carrying chemical substances was launched by the opposition.

Defense Minister Ya’alon: Assad Has Lost Control

According to rebel sources in Syria, the number of dead as a result of the chemical gas attack on a suburb of Damascus has topped 1,300, including women and children.

UN Chemical Weapons Inspectors Arrive in Syria

UN inspectors tasked with investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria arrived there on Sunday, Xinhu reported. The 20-member UN delegation, led by...

Syrian Rebels: Hezbollah Using Chemical Weapons

Syrian rebels for the first time have accused Hezbollah of using chemical weapons in battles with the Syrian opposition forces. According to the Rebel...

US to Arm Rebels, Mulls No-Fly Zone in Syria

Obama jumps off the fence and will arm rebels. Military planners proposed a limited no-fly zone in Syria to help arm rebels. The US charges that Assad has killed more than 100 with chemical weapons.

France Says Tests Prove Assad Using Nerve Gas, US Still Not Sure

In Fabius's opinion, “It would be unacceptable that those guilty of these crimes remain unpunished.”

Sirens and Erie Thoughts in Israel

I listened to what was supposed to symbolize a massive missile attack - sirens wailing all over Israel.

National Emergency Drill Prepares for the Worst

The annual Home Front Drill is quite routine. This year there are more reasons for Israelis to take it more seriously, such as Assad, Hezbollah and chemical weapons, for starters. Hope for the best.

Chemical Weapons Expert: Russia Is Key to Avoid War with Syria

Bombing Syria’s chemical weapons would cause a humanitarian disaster. No one wants to hit Assad and end up with Al Qaeda. There’s no diplomatic way out without Russia, an expert tells the Jewish Press.

Assad Makes Rare Public Appearance

Syrian President Bashar Assad visited a Damascus power station on May Day Wednesday in a rare public appearance, according to the regime’s television station. The...

Syria-Lebanon Threat Sparks Surprise Army Reserve Call-Up Drill

Obama gets ready to strike Assad. Hezbollah drags Lebanon into the war. And guess who is the most likely victim? Israel. That’s why the IDF called up 2,000 reservists for a surprise drill in the north.

Obama and the Red Line

With the Syrian government refusing to allow UN inspectors into the country it is difficult to see how indisputable proof of use of chemical weapons can be found

US Plans Missile Attack on Syria, but Obama Waits for ‘Hard Facts’

The US is preparing for an attack on Syria but Obama won’t give the order to “fire” until he is sure he has enough proof that Assad is using chemical weapons.

Obama to Face Questions on Syria in Morning Press Conference

President Barack Obama has scheduled a press conference for 10:15 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday, and he is all but certain to face questions regarding American...

With Syria, at Least Israel Seems Ready

This is the second time reports have surfaced that Israel hit Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center.

Reports of Israeli Attack on Syrian Chemical Weapons Site

There were many reports that Israeli jets flew over Syrian President's palace on Saturday, but did they also bomb a chemical weapons site nearby?

White House Admits Assad Used Chemical Weapons

France and Britain have said it. Israel said it categorically. Assad used chemical weapons, the red line for Obama to intervene in Syria. Now the US figures out it’s true – but just a bit. So let’s wait.

Syria Using Chemical Weapons: Will the US Act?

Deterrence requires a credible threat. It isn’t enough to issue ominous-sounding ultimata unless they are believed.

Peres and Pope to Team up for Peace Process Resurrection

Peres, the pope and the word “peace’" are virtually interchangeable. All three of them get together next week to try to resurrect the peace process. And don’t forget Kerry is a Catholic more or less.

About Wolves and Boys who Cry too Much

I occasionally enjoy those Monty Python-style sketches otherwise referred to as State Dept. press briefings.

Kerry Refuses Israeli Intel on Assad’s Use of Chemical Weapons

Obama has said he would use force in Syria if it used chemical weapons. No wonder Kerry denies Israeli intel that Assad used nerve gas. And didn’t the US once reject Israel’s info on Iran’s nuke work?

US House Panel Says Chemical Weapons ‘Probably’ Used in Syria

The chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday that there is a “high probability to believe that chemical weapons were used:...

Air Strike in Syria: The Opening Move?

Whatever happens next, last Wednesday's air strikes sends an unmistakable message: That strategic weapons proliferation will not be tolerated, whatever the price.

Russia: Air Strike Unacceptable, No Matter the Reason

There are fears that the Israeli strike could draw others into the Syrian conflict.

Who Will End Up With Syria’s Chemical Weapons?

The Syrian civil war is drawing in the world's most dangerous elements to a land that hosts the world's largest stockpile of VX nerve agents, Sarin and mustard gas.

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