Max Fisher | Reuters/Ipsos poll has finally found something that Americans like even less than Congress.
Anthony Gucciardi | History repeats as CIA files reveal the US aided Saddam’s historic chemical attacks in the 80s.
timesofisrael.com | “We have strategic weapons and we’re capable of responding.”
RT | Assad stresses chemical weapons claims are “an insult to common sense.”
Economic Collapse | The Obama administration seems absolutely determined to help radical Islamic jihadists.
DEBKAfile | A separate Saudi-Qatari-UAE assault in Syria, coordinated with Washington, but conducted in different regions from those targeted by the US-led lineup.
Marine Times | Training to determine what additional ground combat jobs may open to female personnel.
Reuters | “We strongly urge those who… announce the possibility of military action against Syria, to exercise discretion and not make tragic mistakes.”
Telegraph.co.uk | BBC faced criticism after it “accidentally” used picture taken in Iraq in 2003 to illustrate the senseless massacre of children in Syria.
Zero Hedge | Newton’s third law strikes again.
The Guardian | Syrian state TV claims chemical weapons found in rebel tunnels
huffingtonpost.co.uk | “Here’s my theory, Israel gave them the chemical weapons.”
Zero Hedge | Now that the US has made up its mind once more.
Paul Joseph Watson | Lawmakers who opposed arming FSA militants “reconsider intervention”.
Mac Slavo | Is this what we’re seeing play out right now?
Michael Hirsh | U.S. is giving up on the Arab Spring, and the Syrian dictator knows it.
presstv.ir | Governments and media just ignore such atrocities.
Press TV | Western powers and their regional allies, especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, are supporting the militants operating inside Syria.
American Dream | If you believe that China is our “friend”, then you have been deceived.
The Daily Mail | Some artifacts were damaged and stolen, according to a statement made by the Ministry of Antiquities.
My Way | Sinai has been witnessing almost daily attacks targeting security forces by suspected militants since July 3.
Eric Margolis | Third fairly elected Arab government to be overthrown or besieged, like Gaza, by Western-backed military regimes.
NY Daily News | It was a scene straight out of Tiananmen Square.
McClatchy | Cairo is in total, full-blown revolution.
Kit Daniels | Each fully loaded, magazines combined hold almost 18,000,000 rounds.
The Telegraph | Officials have called for urgent European consultations on the escalating crisis in Egypt.
Anthony Gucciardi | Barack Obama is pushing harder than ever to fuel hot proxy wars against Putin’s Russia.
Press TV | Afghan policemen seized large amounts of munitions and defused several roadside bombs.
Reuters | Troops open fire on demonstrators.
aljazeera.com | Rebel force is needed “that includes the elite so we deal with the groups that infiltrate to Syria”.
Fox News | Harder and harder to keep track of death count in drone strikes.
jpost.com | Dehghan was sent to Lebanon and served as a commander of the training corps of the Revolutionary Guard in Syria and Lebanon.
AP | More in a recent wave of U.S. drone strikes.
The Sydney Morning Herald | War in Syria poses the greatest threat to US security.
Paul Craig Roberts | Are Americans aware Washington is conducting military exercises all over the world?
RT | CIA Deputy boss Morell said prospect of Syrian government being replaced by al-Qaeda biggest worry.
Thomas R. Eddlem | CIA has responded to the CNN story with denials that it is trying to quash whistleblowers.
The Washington Free Beacon | “You do understand that you don’t have a position on this, don’t you?”
CNN | Two U.S. military transport aircraft landed in Yemen on Tuesday to evacuate American citizens.
presstv.ir | Spy agency has made a huge effort to keep the secrets of its activities in Benghazi from leaking out.
McClatchy | State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the extended closures were “not an indication of a new threat stream.”
Josh Hicks | Issue prompted the United States to close many of its embassies over the weekend.
The Washington Post | Egypt’s commanding general sharply criticized the U.S. response.
Al Jazeera | Experts are investigating claim that fighters killed dozens of Syrian soldiers in village near Aleppo after seizing it.
Press TV | The United Nations says it will deploy an Italian surveillance drone in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the coming weeks.
The Telegraph | “I think it is a form of a cover-up, and I think it’s an attempt to push it under the rug.”
WND | “The nation’s rules of engagement for military operations overseas need to be reevaluated.”
McClatchy | Nearly 150 killed or injured from live explosives left behind.
Press TV | “We’re planning on going ahead with it.”
TechDirt.com | Apparently this concept of classifying who we’re at war with wasn’t just limited to the Manning trial.