The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime of President Bashar Assad if he doesn't meet demands to dismantle his chemical stockpile.
President Obama again made his case for action against Syria in a speech from the East Room of the White House on Tuesday night while asking the House and Senate to put off a vote a vote on military action.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says he is skeptical of Syria's offer to turn over chemical weapons to international monitors but said President Barack Obama has not yet sold the American people on the need for military.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says President Barack Obama has agreed to discussions at the United Nations Security Council on a proposal from Russia to secure Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles.
PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister says there's no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again.