Obama balances military threats, diplomatic hope

President Barack Obama used a nationally televised address Tuesday night to make his case for military action against Syria, even as he recognized that diplomatic steps could render attacks unnecessary…

US Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

President Barack Obama’s request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced in the Senate…

Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops

Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops…

Obama gets top Republican support on Syria strike

President Barack Obama’s call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress saying they are convinced that Syrian President Bashar Assad..

Oil hovers above $107 with jitters over Syria

Oil prices were down slightly but still above $107 a barrel Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s struggle to win support for U.S. military intervention in Syria diminished expectations of an imminent attack…

Obama will seek Congress authorization for use of force

President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack…

How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

Impact of the possible military action against Syria on the economy

Impact of the possible military action against Syria on the economy

Obama: Syrian gov’t behind chemical weapons attack

President Barack Obama says the U.S. has concluded that the Syrian government carried out a large-scale chemical weapons attack against civilians last week…

When to strike: Tense decisions for Obama on Syria

A successful vote Thursday in Britain’s Parliament would mark the start of short window that national security experts say could be the least worst time for Obama to act…

US lays groundwork for possible Syria strike

U.S. officials are wrestling with what type of military strike in Syria might deter future chemical weapons attacks and trying to assess how President Bashar Assad would respond…

US signals readiness to strike Syria

The White House says any military action against Syria will be limited, and won’t be aimed at forcing Bashar Assad from power…

Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack

Syrian government forces bombed the rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people…