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McCain, Graham Press For Military Action In Syria

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday responded to conflicting and unconfirmed reports of chemical weapons being used in Syria by increasing pressure on President Barack Obama to approve U.S.
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 20, 2013 1:35 PM
It has been reported that Syrian president Bashar Assad is allegedly cranking the violence up by using chemical weaponary. The rebels were accused of launching their own use of chemical weapons in the form of a "missile containing a chemical substance" but they said it was false. At this time, there is no direct evidence of The Syrian regime or rebels have engaged in chemical warfare
Matt Kerna's comment, March 21, 2013 1:03 PM
It's a credible source because Nick Wing, the writer of the article, wrote several articles before this.
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Kerry Announces US Will Give Aid, Funds to Syrian Fighters

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The United States will for the first time provide support to Syrian rebel fighters, a step that increases U.S. involvement in the two-year-old war to oust President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:47 AM
The U.S. is providing the Syrian rebels with supplies such as medicine, meals, etc. They are not however sending in American troops at this time.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:47 AM
This source is credible because its a news site and they are getting their information from a reporter in Rome.
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US to deploy troops to Africa

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The U.S. Army will be deploying troops to as many as 35 African countries in the coming year.
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:51 AM
The U.S. is getting ready to deploy troops to many African countries such as Libya, Sudan, Algeria, and Niger next year.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:52 AM
This source is credible because it provides facts and figures
Tami Yaklich's comment, March 27, 2013 11:45 AM
It might provide facts and statistics, but those are only credible if the source is!
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Officials: US to Provide Syrian Rebels With Direct Military Aid, Armored Vehicles -- News from Antiwar.com

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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:57 AM
The U.S. is continuing to provide "non-lethal support" by providing the rebels with body armor, direct combat training, etc.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:57 AM
This source is credible because Jason Ditz, the writer of the article, has written at least 5 articles having to do with this.
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US, Europe eye greater involvement in Syrian conflict with new aid to opposition, rebels

US, Europe eye greater involvement in Syrian conflict with new aid to opposition, rebels | U.S. involvement in Syria | Scoop.it
The United States and some European allies are edging closer to direct involvement in Syria's civil war with plans to deliver meals, medical kits and other forms of nonlethal assistance to the r...
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:05 AM
Britian and France are also providing "non-lethal support" to the rebels fighting against syrian president Bashar Assad "including scud missiles fired in recent days against the city of Aleppo." Non-lethal support also includes things such as body armor, meals, and vehicles which would not cause any damage.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:05 AM
This source is credible because it is run by Fox News.
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US commander: Contingency plans under way for possible military involvement in Syria

US commander: Contingency plans under way for possible military involvement in Syria | U.S. involvement in Syria | Scoop.it
The top U.S.military commander in Europe said Tuesday that NATO is conducting contingency planning for possible military involvement in Syria and American forces would be prepared if called upon by the United Nations and member countries. ...
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 21, 2013 1:21 PM
the highest ranking commander of the U.S. commented saying NATO is forming plans for military action in Syria and if this comes through U.S. forces will respond to the call of action.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 21, 2013 1:21 PM
It's a credible source because its Fox News
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Syria | U.S. Agency for International Development

Syria | U.S. Agency for International Development | U.S. involvement in Syria | Scoop.it
Nearly two years after the Asad regime began its brutal assault on its own people, the humanitarian situation is dire.
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:49 AM
Civilians of Syria are fleeing to the countries bordering it in order to escape the conflict. The U.S. is providing supplies to help out the rebels.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:49 AM
This source is credible because it is a government run website.
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POMED Notes: “Should the United States Save Syria?” | Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)

POMED Notes: “Should the United States Save Syria?” | Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) | U.S. involvement in Syria | Scoop.it
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:54 AM
Obama feared that the destruction would be huge if there was american troops aiding the rebels, but even without the american troops, there's already heavy destruction going on within the country.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 2:55 AM
This source is credible because its .org website and not just anyone can edit it.
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Reports: U.S. Personnel Arming and Training Syrian Rebels

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American and European forces are secretly training Syrian “rebels” at bases in Jordan to wage war against the Bashir al-Assad regime, according to a German newspaper. by Alex Newman
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:00 AM
U.S. "personnel" and european governments friendly to the U.S. are secretly training Syrian rebels at secret bases in Jordan to help ready them for the battle against Syrian president Bashar Assad's forces.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:01 AM
This source is credible because Alex Newman has written several other articles on different issues around the world.
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AP: U.S. weighs more direct involvement in Syria

AP: U.S. weighs more direct involvement in Syria | U.S. involvement in Syria | Scoop.it
Obama administration considering stepping up assistance if rebels can create safe zone; Clinton says it's only a matter of time
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Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:09 AM
The U.S. is getting closer and closer to providing "direct involvement in Syria". The U.s. has "grave concerns" that jets and tanks will be used to take back a major city taken over by the rebels. The syrian government is slowley losing control of the country.
Matt Kerna's comment, March 24, 2013 3:09 AM
This source is cedible because it is run by CBS news.
Tami Yaklich's comment, March 27, 2013 11:45 AM
Good job evaluating sources