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US Officials Press Case for Action in Syria

Shabaab, ITMC urge jihadists to take precautions as Syria strikes loom

To hunt Osama bin Laden, satellites watched over Abbottabad, Pakistan, and Navy SEALs

Analysis: Syria, aided by Iran, could strike back at US in cyberspace

Fears of Western strike on Syria spread in Mideast

Former UN weapons inspector: West has 'no authority' in Syria

Syria crisis: Where key countries stand

West Scrambles for Legal Rationale for Syria Strike

President Obama said he has not made a decision yet about launching a military intervention in Syria, but said the administration believed the Syrian opposition could not have carried out the recent chemical attacks. He also said the administration wants to make sure that terrorists do not get their hands on Syria's weapons and turn them on the US. The US is said to be considering a series of strikes lasting more than one day, but not aimed at a prolonged war. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan was sentenced to death for killing 13 people and injuring 32 others in a mass shooting at Fort Hood in 2009.

Punitive US strike on Syria not enough -- experts

Proliferation of armed groups in Syria points to long war

UN Council set for Syria clash as West readies attack

Chemical Attack Evidence Lasts Years, Experts Say

The White House said it is not contemplating "regime change" in Syria but rather responding to a violation of an international prohibition against the use of chemical weapons. Newly disclosed intelligence, obtained in part through Israeli sources, has helped convince US officials that the Assad regime used chemical weapons in a mass attack on Aug. 21; the Director of National Intelligence is preparing a report for release possibly on Thursday. Leading members of Congress, which is currently out of session, have been informed of the administration's plans for a military intervention in Syria.

Former UK military chiefs voice objections to Syria attacks

Exclusive: Intercepted Calls Prove Syria Army Used Nerve Gas, US Spies Say

US, Allies Prepare to Act as Syria Intelligence Mounts

Jihadists concerned over potential US strikes in Syria

Pentagon Sees Syrian Military, Not Chemical Sites, as Target

Exclusive: Syria strike due in days, West tells opposition - sources