Military Strike

  • Syria will give up control of chemical weapons, says Assad September 13, 2013

    Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said that his government will give up chemical weapons weapons as per the Russian proposal. In an interview to Russian TV, Assad says Syria will initiate the process only if the US stops threatening it. On Thursday US Secretary of State John Kerry had met...
  • The Last Word: Are there real grounds for action against Syria? September 5, 2013

    The Western powers are pushing for air strikes in Syria after 1500 people were killed in the chemical attacks in the country in August. The questions are now being raised about the real grounds behind the strikes in Syria....
  • Strikes on Syria will be limited and won't lead to bigger war: France to India September 5, 2013

    France's Ambassador Francois Richier met with Senior MEA officials on Tuesday to convince India of the need to launch punitive strikes on Syria. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar, he said the strikes will be limited and will not lead to a bigger war. ...
  • US Speaker backs Obama's call for military strike on Syria September 4, 2013

    The US speaker has backed President Obama's call for military action against the Assad regime. Congressional aides have confirmed that the Syria war resolution drafted by members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee permits up to 60 days of military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime and does not...
  • Obama set to lobby for support against Syria during the G20 meet September 3, 2013

    America is scrambling for allies in it's anti-Assad campaign after it decided to opt for military intervention as Russia is still unconvinced that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons and the Arab League has ruled out unilateral strikes. US President Barack Obama is planning to lobby for support against Assad...
  • World View: Will America and allies strike Syria? August 31, 2013

    The US and UK on Thursday appeared to have backed down from an immediate punitive military strike against Syria, even as embattled President Bashar al-Assad vowed that his country would emerge "victorious" in any confrontation with America and its allies. ...
  • US not to send troops to Syria, hints at limited military strike August 31, 2013

    US President Barack Obama on Friday said that troops will not be sent to Syria but hinted at a limited military strike after a report indicated that over 1,400 people were killed in the chemical attack by the Syrian government and its President Bashar al-Assad for the deaths, over 400...