Barack Obama
  • Members of the Syrian community in Argentina and supporters protest outside of the US embassy in Buenos Aires demanding no military intervention in Syria on September 10, 2013.

    Wary of falling into what the French foreign minister called "a trap," Paris and Washington are pushing for a U.N. Security Council resolution to verify disarmament.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2013, 9:52 PM EDT
  • Demonstrators opposed to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad gather on the lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, as Congress returns to work from August recess.

    In a rapid and remarkable chain of events, Syria welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction, and the U.S. president said such an action could head off the threats of air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2013, 9:52 AM EDT
  • Protesters against U.S. military action in Syria march to Capitol Hill from the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.

    White House asserted Sunday that a "common-sense test" dictates the Syrian government is responsible for a chemical weapons attack that President Barack Obama says demands a U.S. military response.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 08, 2013, 11:48 PM EDT