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The Economic Cost of a U.S. Military Strike on Syria

Sep 5, 2013

Sept. 5, 2013 - As federal lawmakers and the American people grapple with the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria, National Priorities Project (NPP) announces the release of a new interactive tool tracking the Cost of National Security. ...

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Bera says he’s still not convinced U.S. should strike Syria

Sep 4, 2013

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at a hearing Wednesday that neither he nor his constituents are yet convinced that the United States should launch a military assault on the Syrian regime over its use of chemical weapons i...

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Congressman Jeff Denham Talks about Crisis in Syria

Sep 4, 2013

Paul Robins and Bethany Crouch talk to Congressman Jeff Denham. He represents the 10th District. They discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.



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UNHCR and Syria’s neighbours announce joint push for expanded international support for countries hosting large refugee populations

Sep 4, 2013

Sept. 4, 2013 - With two million refugees having fled Syria, government ministers from Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey announced with UNHCR today that they had agreed to jointly seek an urgent and major expansion of international help for the region....

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Progressive Change Campaign Committee Sends Memo To Congress Showing Progressive Base Overwhelmingly Opposes Bombing Syria

Sep 4, 2013

Sept. 4, 2013 - Today, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) is sending a memo to Senators and Representatives, many of whom the PCCC campaigned for, showing the progressive base overwhelmingly opposes bombing Syria. Over 57,000 survey respo...

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Kofi Annan, The Elders: There is no military solution to the Syria conflict

Sep 4, 2013

Sept. 4, 2013 - Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of The Elders: The Elders are appalled by the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria. We strongly condemn the use of such weapons as inhumane and criminal. Those responsible must be held accou...

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Robert Reich: Obama’s Political Capital and the Slippery Slope of Syria

Sep 4, 2013

Sept. 3, 2013 - Even if the President musters enough votes to strike Syria, at what political cost? Any president has a limited amount of political capital to mobilize support for his agenda, in Congress and, more fundamentally, with the American peopl...

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Reports: Syria hiding weapons, moving troops

BEIRUT — As the Obama administration tries to prod Congress into backing armed action against Syria, the regime in Damascus is hiding military hardware and shifting troops out of bases into civilian areas. Politically, President Bashar Assad has...

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James Zogby: It’s About the Syrian People

Sep 3, 2013

Sept. 3, 2013 - I am not Syrian, but neither am I a mere bystander to the tragedy that has befallen that tortured country. Almost daily I deal with the complex reactions of diverse segments of the Syrian American community—their pain and anguish, the...

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Number of Syrian refugees tops 2 million mark with more on the way

Sep 3, 2013

GENEVA, Sept. 3, 2013 - The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since civil war began in March 2011 passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday with no sign of the outflow ending soon. "The war is now well into its third year and Syria is haemorr...

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