President Obama announced he had decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, but that he would seek Congressional authorization for the use of force.
A preliminary U.S. government assessment determined that 1,429 people were killed in the chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs, including at least 426 children. Read the document here.
President Obama said he has not made a final decision about what action will take on Syria an that it won’t involve troops on the ground. Here are his remarks about the situation.
War or more war. These are the options for the Syrians right now. Nobody with power to do so is offering peace. They have a horrible war going on and an international community divided between two options: a military intervention or do nothing and let the war go on and on.
Corrupt politicians, there’s nothing you won’t do for money? Each day the news reveal a brand new scandal: illegal enrichment, millions in obscure transactions, money sheltered in tax havens.
“They (the inspection team) will continue investigation activities until tomorrow, Friday, and will come out of Syria Saturday morning and will report to me,” said de UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. That’s an important piece of information because it might give some hints on when can happen an attack on Syria.