The world's point of views on Syria's conflict
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The world's point of views on Syria's conflict
This is all about the Syrian political action involving the massacre of thousands of Syrians, and what the rest of the world is thinking about it, as well as Obama's proposed military strike
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Obama: "I understand" American people aren't with me on Syria strike - CBS News

Obama: "I understand" American people aren't with me on Syria strike - CBS News | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
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Obama: "I understand" American people aren't with me on Syria strike
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(CBS News) WASHINGTON -- In an interview Monday, President Obama responded to a surprising late proposal that could head off a military strike against Syria.
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This is an actual interview of Obama and his stance on the military strike he proposed. It talks about how he understands Americans aren't supporting it and what he thinks about other Syria-related activities related to this conflict

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How Could A Drought Spark A Civil War? : NPR

How Could A Drought Spark A Civil War? : NPR | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
There are many ways to look at civil war: ethnic factions, economic divides and religions differences.
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This is a background on what had happened to Syria before the civil war in 2013 and what had led up to it

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Uphill battle for Obama: Where Congress stands on Syria - USA TODAY

Uphill battle for Obama: Where Congress stands on Syria - USA TODAY | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
Uphill battle for Obama: Where Congress stands on Syria USA TODAY WASHINGTON — President Obama faces a daunting and uphill battle to win congressional authorization for a military strike on Syria, a USA TODAY Network survey of senators and...
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This shows what the US Congress are thinking about the situation, as well as leading to other sources of material

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‘We say no war’: Protesters across the world rally against military strike on #Syria

‘We say no war’: Protesters across the world rally against military strike on #Syria | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
Protests were held across the globe on Saturday to speak out against a US-led strike on Syria, as world leaders ask Washington to wait for the results of a UN report before taking military action.

Via Juan Carlos Hernandez
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This shows the opinions of the world on the proposed military strike, as well as a few other things

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Obama Hones Pitch on Syria As Opposition Rises at Home - Wall Street Journal

Obama Hones Pitch on Syria As Opposition Rises at Home - Wall Street Journal | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
Obama Hones Pitch on Syria As Opposition Rises at Home
Wall Street Journal
The Senate is expected to vote this week on a resolution authorizing Mr. Obama to use force in Syria.
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this explains what President Obama had been doing and how one week could define his entire presidental campaign

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Give up weapons, Russia urges Syria

Give up weapons, Russia urges Syria | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
Russia says it has asked Syria to put its chemical weapons under "international control" and have them destroyed to avoid US military strikes.
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It seems that Russia has also jumped on board with President Obama into urging Syria to give up their weapons

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Syrian crisis: Obama hints at breakthrough over weapons as Assad warns of retaliation if attacked

Syrian crisis: Obama hints at breakthrough over weapons as Assad warns of retaliation if attacked | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
PRESIDENT Barack Obama says a proposal to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control to avoid US military strikes could be a potential breakthrough.
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This article reveals that Obama is confident that the nuclear weapons will be turned over, as well as a threat of another major war going on in the world

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Syria intervention plan fueled by oil interests, not chemical weapon concern

Syria intervention plan fueled by oil interests, not chemical weapon concern | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: Massacres of civilians are being exploited for narrow geopolitical competition to control Mideast oil, gas pipelines
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This shows a different opinion of why a few countries are trying to intervene with the Syrian situation, saying that they are interested in oil, and not the chemical weapon concern

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Obama's Syria plans in disarray after Britain rejects use of force ...

Obama's Syria plans in disarray after Britain rejects use of force ... | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
White House forced to consider unilateral strikes against Assad after British PM unexpectedly loses key motion on intervention.
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Britain has decided to not use force against Syria, which is a massive loss for the US

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Syria Islamist rebels take control of historic Christian town of Maaloula

Syria Islamist rebels take control of historic Christian town of Maaloula | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
An al Qaeda-linked rebel group has wrested control of the historic Christian town of Maaloula from regime forces, opposition groups said Sunday.
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This article shows religious conflicts between the Islamic and Christian people of Syria and can lead up to more political tensions internally

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CNN poll: Public against Syria strike resolution - CNN

CNN poll: Public against Syria strike resolution - CNN | The world's point of views on Syria's conflict | Scoop.it
CNN poll: Public against Syria strike resolution
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"Congressional approval would help Obama a little, but a majority would still oppose airstrikes against military targets in Syria," CNN Polling Director Keating Holland said.
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This is a poll showing how everyday people see this situation going on in Syria as well as President Obama's plan for an air strike

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