Iran Looms over Syria Debate for Pro-Israel Groups

by Jim Lobe via IPS News With Congress still deliberating over Barack Obama’s request for authorisation to take military action against Syria, the powerful Israel lobby here has taken the lead in pressing the president’s case. But in addition to… Continue Reading  

Major U.S. Debate Over Wisdom of Syria Attack

by Jim Lobe via IPS News While some kind of U.S. military action against Syria in the coming days appears increasingly inevitable, the debate over the why and how of such an attack has grown white hot here. On one… Continue Reading