Jimmy Carter calls for Syria peace summit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Former President Jimmy Carter condemned possible chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but called for a “peace conference” and working with the United Nations, rather than using a military more…

Pelosi enforcers wobble on Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) When Nancy Pelosi delivered Barack Obama big victories in the House during his first term — from the passage of a sweeping health care law to a more…

McCain shamed on Syria at town hall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) faced a tense town hall on Thursday in Phoenix, Ariz., with angry constituents opposing any U.S. intervention in Syria. One man, holding a more…

Senate to vote on Syria on 9/11?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Roll Call) Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, told reporters Thursday that House leaders expect the Senate to vote on the Syria resolution on Sept. 11. Reading an email off more…

Iran threatens rape of Obama daughter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Caller) As Congress debates whether to support President Obama's call for a limited strike against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons, Iran is vowing to more…

Syria Christians: Attack could make things worse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Catholic Reporter) Although President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are consulting their own legislatures before using force in Syria, there's a constituency with far more…

U.S. may train Syrian rebels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would more…