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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Clinton, Turkish FM say no-fly zone among possible measures to help rebels

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Assad's air superiority hindered rebel movements. He was speaking a day after US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said her country and Turkey would study a range of possible measures ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Legacy of Iraqi war complicates Obama's bid for action against Syria

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... with the 2003 Iraq invasion, the more apt comparison in Syria is with missile strikes ordered against Iraq by president Bill Clinton, including strikes in 1998 to punish Saddam for not complying with UN ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US to increase military support to Syria rebels

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 09:49am by Reuters in Washington and Beirut

    ... on Obama to act was one of his predecessors, Bill Clinton. “The only question is: now that the Russians, the Iranians and Hezbollah are in there head over heels... should we try to do something ... deliberations between Obama and his national security aides as pressure mounted at home and abroad for more forceful action on the Syria conflict, including a sharp critique from former President Bill ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria opposition accuses US of undermining revolt

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... revolution by sowing the seeds of division,” the SNC said. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this week voiced frustration with the SNC, saying it was not representative of on-the-ground ... said Clinton’s comments on the SNC clashed with the agreements world powers reached on the conflict in Geneva in June, accusing Washington of trying to settle Syria’s conflict “exclusively ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Obama back-tracks with decision to seek congressional support for Syria strike

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 09:42am by NYT

    ... and Haiti (1994) also took place without congressional approval. 1995 President Clinton ordered 20,000 troops into Bosnia-Herzegovina despite Congress's failure to agree on several draft resolutions. 1998 Clinton approved cruise missile strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan following the twin bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. 1999 Clinton ordered air strikes without ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US rejection of Syrian group shocks allies

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for using what they called inappropriate language in describing the council as made up of people who have not been in Syria for decades; many of its ... should be included in any leadership structure," Clinton said on Wednesday in announcing the administration's break with the council. Unusually, the move was made public in a statement ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    US ‘sceptical’ of Syria ceasefire prospects, says Rice

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 03:45pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... for a ceasefire, but she added that the “government must make the first move.” Earlier, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States wanted to see the violence end. But she added that there must be “consequences” for those who block any ceasefire or political transition in Syria. Clinton said in Washington that the United States and other major powers had “worked very hard” ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    West seeks global backing for strike on Syria

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... be persuading Nato to get involved or even lead any military action. That helped the Clinton administration cast a frame of legitimacy on the Kosovo war in the late 1990s even though the Security ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Saudi Arabia to spend fortune to train new anti-Assad rebel force

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:04pm by GDN

    ... It is being billed as a new player on the fragmented rebel scene. The force excludes al-Qaeda affiliates such as the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham and Jabhat al-Nusra, but embraces more ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    US naval forces 'repositioned' amid calls for strike against Syria

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT, AFP, AP, Bloomberg

    ... leading the Clinton administration to decide to act militarily in concert with Nato allies. The New York Times, Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg ...




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