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McCain: Agreeing to Syria chemical weapons deal without military force is ‘a loser’

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Sunday asserted that an agreement between the United States and Russia that met President Barack Obama’s goal of securing Syria’s chemical weapons without being drawn into a war was a “loser.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Saturday that the framework would identify…

U.S. and Russia agree on Syria chemical weapons plan: John Kerry

Washington and Moscow have agreed a deal to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. “We have reached a shared assessment of the amount and type of chemical weapons possessed by the Assad regime. And we…

U.S. and Russia enter third day of negotiations on Syria

The United States and Russia were Saturday to hold a third day of complex talks, seeking to hammer out a deal on eliminating Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons, amid persistent differences. UN chief Ban Ki-moon Friday meanwhile accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of crimes against humanity as the talks aimed…

Kerry and McCain’s favorite Syria ‘expert’ fired for faking credentials

A prominent pro-Syrian intervention expert, cited by both Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sec. of State John Kerry, lied about her academic credentials and failed to disclose her ties to rebel groups in the embattled republic. According to Buzzfeed, the Institute for the Study of War, a non-partisan Washington think…

Kerry calls on Assad to seize the chance for peace

US Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea to the Syrian regime to seize the moment Tuesday to try and make peace and help destroy its chemical weapons. The top US diplomat, who has been leading the Obama administration’s charge for military strikes, said he expected Russia would…

McCain says John Kerry’s comments on Syria strike are ‘unbelievably unhelpful’

US Secretary of State John Kerry was under fire Monday for saying that a proposed US military strike on Syria would be “unbelievably small.” The comment came as Kerry ended a whirlwind diplomatic offensive in Europe aimed at whipping up support abroad for US military action against the Damascus regime,…

Secretary of State John Kerry: End to Syria war must be political not military

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the solution to the Syrian conflict must be political not military but that air strikes were essential to stop the Assad regime from killing its own people with chemical weapons. “Let me be clear, the United States, President Obama, myself, others…

Syria chemical weapons attack not ordered by Assad, says German press

Bild am Sonntag cites high-level German surveillance source suggesting Syrian president was not personally behind attacks President Bashar al-Assad did not personally order last month’s chemical weapons attack near Damascus that has triggered calls for US military intervention, and blocked numerous requests from his military commanders to use chemical weapons…

Kerry arrives in Europe to seek support on Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew into the Lithuanian capital Vilnius late Friday for talks with EU ministers aimed at shoring up support for US strikes on Syria. In his 14th trip in seven months since becoming America’s top diplomat, Kerry will also travel to Paris and London and…

Syria strikes: Draft Senate resolution allows Obama 90 days for military campaign

Senate foreign relations committee agrees on attacks while ruling out ground troops as president’s push for action against Assad regime gathers momentum in Congress US senators will begin a series of votes on Wednesday to authorise a 90-day window for US military action against Syria, as the Obama administration’s campaign…

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