A. J. Parker

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Cory Monteith’s mother expresses thanks to fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support

Cory Monteith's mother has broken her silence about her son's death, on Twitter. Ann McGregor, who lives in the Victoria area, sent a message Thursday afternoon, directed at her son's fans. "I would like to thank all of Cory's supporters at this extremely emotional time. Your support has been …

Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates after 'red line' crossed

Syria hailed a “historic American retreat” on Sunday, mockingly accusing President Barack Obama of hesitation and confusion after he delayed a …

Don't Let Syria Become a Second Iraq

Even though Syria has been torn apart by a bloody civil war for more than two years, it is only this week that U.S. President Barack Obama, British …

'The country will be stronger if we take this course': Obama seeks congressional authorization for strike in Syria

WASHINGTON — Delaying what had loomed as an imminent strike, President Barack Obama abruptly announced Saturday he will seek congressional approval …

Analysis: How Iraq makes Obama's Syria sell all the harder

WASHINGTON — The painful legacy of the Iraq war has complicated President Barack Obama’s efforts to muster support for military action against …

Syria: Is an attack on the country legal?

The legal case for the U.S. to strike against Syria in retaliation for its alleged use of chemical weapons against its citizens is straightforward to …

Arab League calls for international measures against Syria

The Arab League is calling for the United Nations and the international community to take steps against Syria over its recent alleged gas attack.<p>Arab …

Putin On Syria: It Would Be 'Utter Nonsense' For Assad To Use Chemical Weapons

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday it would be "utter nonsense" for the Syrian government to use chemical weapons when it was winning its war with rebels, and urged U.S. President Barack Obama not to attack Syrian forces.<p>The United States said …

Obama mulls limited military action in Syria

The United States has made it clear that it would punish the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, for the "brutal and flagrant" chemical weapons attack that it said killed 1,429 people near Damascus last week.<p>The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, said on Friday that the dead included 426 children.<p>In …

Putin demands US provide Syria attack proof

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has demanded that the United States provide any evidence of the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians to the UN Security Council.<p>Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Putin told journalists that the proof should be shown to UN …

Canada has given $5.3M to Syrian opposition to support rebel efforts to counter Assad's propaganda: source

Canada has given more than $5.3-million to the Syrian opposition to set up pirate radio, train bloggers and document war crimes by the Syrian …

How the U.S. might justify an 'illegal' military strike against Syria without UN authorization

<i>How can the U.S. take military action against Syria if it is opposed by the United Nations Security Council? In this occasional series, the</i> National …

U.K. Syria vote a blow to David Cameron

Humiliation for David Cameron. That’s the consensus of headline writers here in the United Kingdom after the House of Commons rejected his motion for …

Syria crisis: Obama considering 'narrow' action

U.S. President Barack Obama says he hasn't made a final decision about a military strike against Syria, but he says he's considering a limited and …

Obama to seek congressional approval for Syria strike

U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for direct military action in Syria, labelling the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime a …

The Week in Review: Rising Tensions in Syria

Inside Flipboard / August 30, 2013<p>Syria’s unstable and weak regime has created a two-year long turmoil, causing more than 100,000 casualties and …

Syria ready for U.S. attack, been expecting one for years

Bashar al-Assad's regime has been shadow boxing with the prospect of a U.S.-led attack for years. That one is now being threatened must seem to Assad …

Oil and gold markets aren’t wildly overpriced despite Syria fears

<i>ROB Insight is a premium commentary product offering rapid analysis of business and economic news, corporate strategy and policy, published throughout the business day.</i> <i>Visit the ROB Insight homepage for analysis available only to subscribers.</i><p>There is little doubt that risk aversion and Syrian war …

Harper’s caution on Syria keeps Canada out of a military quagmire

Stephen Harper said on Thursday he was a "reluctant convert" to the need for a military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime because he is resolved that Canada will not become involved in yet another quagmire in the Middle East.<p>After the hard lessons of Afghanistan, Libya and …

'Fake woman fake feelings': Photos of Syria's first lady helping others spark outcry as country's crisis deepens

British-born Asma al-Assad, wife of Syrian dictator Bashar, is facing a backlash after pictures appeared online of her caring for the old, the young …

Evidence linking Assad to chemical attack no 'slam dunk,' officials say as U.S. looks to 'further develop the facts'

The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or his inner circle to an alleged chemical weapons attack is no “slam dunk,” with questions …

Canada's Syria Support Unlikely To Include Direct Military Contribution: NATO Source

OTTAWA - Canada's support of U.S.-led military action against Syria is likely to be only symbolic, in a strike that could last as little as a day, a …