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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US congressional hurdles lifted on arming Syrian rebels

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 01:10pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... militants in Syria like the Nusra Front, and would not be enough to tip the balance of the civil war against President Bashar al-Assad anyway. Part of the logjam was broken on July 12 when members ... said. “We got a consensus that we could move forward with what the administration’s plans and intentions are in Syria consistent with committee reservations.” The source familiar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289084/us-congressional-hurdles-lifted-arming-syrian-rebels
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds protest over Syrian conflict in New York’s Times Square

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Hundreds of people protested at New York’s Times Square on Thursday over possible US plans to strike Syria’s regime which it believes to be behind a deadly ... Manhattan Square. “US, Nato, hands off Syria,” chanted hundreds of protesters, weaving through thousands of tourists, some carrying pictures of Assad, and some just declaring themselves against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1300553/hundreds-protest-over-syrian-conflict-new-yorks-times-square
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US detains two Chinese men accused of smuggling military sensors

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:28am

    ... The act mandates that certain items being shipped to China, Syria and Sudan have an export license. Both visited Albuquerque last December to meet with an undercover agent about buying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1533820/us-detains-two-chinese-men-accused-smuggling-military-sensors
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama warns against ‘aggression’ in South China Sea during key address

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:59pm by AP

    ... and has emboldened adversaries in Syria, Russia and China. In a wide-ranging speech on foreign policy to US military cadets at West Point, Obama said that the United States should shun ... funding for Defence Department intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, special operations and other activities. Obama cast the bloody civil war in Syria as more of counterterrorism challenge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520713/obama-says-us-boost-support-syrian-opposition-groups
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama to take on foreign policy critics in address this week

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AP

    ... to pull back on a military strike in Syria and his inability to stop Russia from annexing territory from Ukraine. In a world where no one will lead except America, he has abdicated... leadership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519449/obama-take-foreign-policy-critics-address-week
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US will deal harshly with violators of Iran sanctions, Obama says

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:36am by Reuters in Washington

    ... to Syria. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday a draft UN resolution was “detached from reality” and urged the West to refrain from what it called one-sided accusations against ... there are starving civilians,” Obama said. Obama said the United States was exploring all options with regard to the situation in Syria. “Right now we don’t think that there is a military solution per se ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1426410/us-will-deal-harshly-violators-iran-sanctions-obama-says
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama signs a compromise defence bill that moves closer to shutting Guantanamo

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 11:18pm by AGENCIES

    ... the Pentagon's ability to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons. The bill forbids the transfer of Guantanamo detainees to the US, a restriction Obama opposes. "The continued operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1391287/obama-signs-compromise-defence-bill-moves-closer-shutting-guantanamo
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama says Putin’s Cold War stance is damaging relations

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of the classroom. But the truth is, is that when we’re in conversations together, oftentimes it’s very productive,” the president said. Washington and Moscow are at loggerheads over the war in Syria ... with Russia on Syria, especially to organise a long-delayed peace conference in Geneva. Russia provides key support to Syria’s embattled President Bashar al-Assad in the civil war that the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295786/obama-says-putins-cold-war-stance-damaging-relations
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... on Syria’s civil war and easing hostility with Iran. The United States has also put a priority on taming its debt after two wars and a recession. In the renewed regional push, Vice-President Joe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361778/obama-seeks-renew-asia-role-rescheduled-trip
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama snubs Putin amid tensions over Snowden

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... between the two leaders. They have frequently found themselves at odds on pressing international issues, most recently in Syria, where the US accuses Putin of helping President Bashar Assad fund ... are critical to the US as it removes troops and equipment from Afghanistan. And the White House knows it will almost certainly need some level of Russian cooperation in order to oust Syria’s Assad. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295064/obama-cancels-meetings-putin-amid-tensions

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