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    U.N. News Conference on Chemical Weapons in Syria

    Officials briefed reporters and answered questions on the status on the status of their investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria and a report which found that chemical…

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    Secretary of State Remarks on U.S.-Israel Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry gave the keynote address at the 2013 Saban Forum. He talked about the interim nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace…

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    Syrian Civil War and Chemical Weapons

    Mona Yacoubian talked about efforts by international inspectors to locate and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, as well as the continued violence in Syria. She also responded to…

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    Syria's Chemical Weapons

    The Wilson Center held a forum on the state of chemical weapons. Among the topics they addressed were the use of chemical weapons by Syria, efforts by the U.S. and Russia to broker a…

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    United Nations General Assembly Speech by President Obama

    President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly. In his remarks he urged the United Nations to respond more actively to Syria’s civil war and outlined his foreign…

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    Military Base Security and Syria

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a series of reviews of military installation security and security clearance procedures in response to the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard…

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    Russian Proposal on Syrian Chemical Weapons

    Daryl Kimball talked about the challenges and mechanics of Russia’s proposal to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control. Mr. Kimball said that the…

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    Syria and President Obama

    Eleanor Clift and Armstrong Williams talked about Syria and how U.S. reaction to Syria’s use of chemical weapons has impacted President Obama’s reputation, and his…

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    Representative Chris Gibson on Syrian Chemical Weapons

    Representative Chris Gibson (R-NY) spoke about possible outcomes of Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting in Geneva and how he thinks the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including Syrian chemical weapons, and Russian President Putin’s opinion piece in the New York Times

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    Syrian Chemical Weapons

    Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov spoke to reporters in Geneva after meetings on a proposal to place Syrian chemical weapons under international…

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    Representative Gregory Meeks on Syrian Chemical Weapons

    Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) talked about Syria’s acceptance of Russia’s proposal to turn over Syrian chemical weapons to the international community, and the…

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    Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell on Terrorist Attacks and Syria

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor. They remembered the terrorist attacks twelve years ago on…

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    Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in…

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    Senator Dick Durbin on Syria

    Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about the proposal to use military force in response to the use of chemical weapons by Syria. He talked about global political…

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    Representative Vargas on Taking Action in Syria

    Representative Vargas (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about taking action in Syria in response to their use of chemical weapons.

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    Reaction to Presidential Address on Syria

    Telephone lines were open for comments after President Obama’s address to the nation on military action against Syria in response to their use of chemical weapons. The question…

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    Presidential Address on Use of Force in Syria

    President Obama addressed the nation on the use of military force in response to chemical weapons attacks on civilian targets in Syria, a proposal by Russia and Syria to turn control of…

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    National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Military Strikes on Syria

    Ambassador Susan Rice said the use of chemical weapons in Syria was a serious threat to U.S. national security and raised threats to other countries in the region, including…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open only to active or retired members of the military to comment on why they would or would not support a military strike against Syria in response to the use of…

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