President Obama is facing some tough criticism over Syria from both of his former defense secretaries. Leon Panetta, who left the post earlier this year, and Robert Gates, who began as Defense Secretary under George W. Bush and served through July 2011, leveled the criticism at a forum in Dallas Tuesday.
Speaking to the House Armed Services Committee today, Secretary of State John Kerry once again made the case for why Congress should support military action against Syria. He reiterated that there will be no American "boots on the ground" if an attack goes forward, and even declared that "we are not going to war."
During remarks this morning in front of the House Armed Services Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry stressed the need for Congress to approve military strikes on Syria despite news that a diplomatic solution may be reached.
On Fox and Friends, we heard some instant analysis from Laura Ingraham after news broke that Syria would accept a Russian proposal to place its chemical weapons under international control.
Syria's foreign minister told Associated Press this morning that the country will accept a Russian proposal to turn over their chemical weapons stockpiles.
On the eve of his address to the nation regarding Syria’s use of chemical weapons, President Obama sat down with Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace and opened the door to a diplomatic resolution.
Judge Andrew Napolitano said today on Studio B that President Obama could be indicted as a war criminal in Europe if he goes ahead with an attack on Syria. The judge explained that under international law, the Syria situation does not fit into any of the categories that would justify the use of force by the U.S.
On Fox News Sunday, Karl Rove criticized the Obama administration for its handling of the Syria crisis following the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack. He said Obama's failure to make a decision on military action has given the Assad regime weeks to prepare for U.S. strikes, calling it an "unmitigated disaster" and "amateur hour at the White House."
Will President Obama order the strikes without the approval of Congress? It's the question of the day, and the weekend, as President Obama gets set to address the nation Tuesday to once again state his case for a U.S. military strike on Syria.
This morning on Fox and Friends, Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson Jr. presented his "Two Minutes of Truth," focusing on the debate about whether to launch military strikes on Syria.
As the House appears overwhelmingly opposed to military action against Syria, President Obama said today at the G20 Summit in Russia that he wanted the vigorous debate on the subject. He was pressed repeatedly on what his plan is if the House votes "no."