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Was U.S. ‘outfoxed’ on Syria?

Lawmakers assessing the agreement on Syria's chemical weapons argued Sunday about whether President Barack Obama was outfoxed by the Russians and had lost leverage...

Obama unsure about Russia

President Barack Obama says a U.S.-Russian agreement offers a chance to destroy Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons and promises to end the threat they...

Plenty of doubt about ‘evidence’ of Syria gas attack

The U.S. government insists it has the intelligence to prove it, but the American public has yet to see a single piece of concrete...

‘Common sense’ to hold Assad of Syria responsible?

The White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" rather than "irrefutable, beyond-a-reasonable-doubt evidence" makes the Syrian government responsible for a chemical weapons attack...

Democrats divided over Syria

President Barack Obama's pursuit of a military strike in Syria has put congressional Democrats and party leaders around the country in a tough spot. They...

Candidate Obama was a dove but President Obama is a hawk

As a candidate focused on his own election, Barack Obama championed restraint and global cooperation when faced with security threats. Now, as commander in chief...

Divided vote in Senate over Obama’s war plans; More trouble in...

A Senate panel's deep divide over giving President Barack Obama the authority to use U.S. military force against Syria underscores the commander in chief's...

Obama’s Syria proposal faces tough hearing in the House

The Obama administration is facing a tougher examination of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against tea party Republicans and other...

Lawmakers warn of threat to U.S. from Syrian chemical weapons

Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons could be a greater threat after that nation's president leaves power and could end up targeting Americans at home,...