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As President Barack Obama and his national security advisors continue to weigh the costs and benefits of providing greater financial and materiel support for elements of the Syrian opposition—potentially including lethal aid—it is important to understand the structure of the Syrian opposition, which remains plagued by many divisions. Read more»
A UN commission investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria said it has "not reached conclusive findings" on the issue, contradicting an earlier claim by UN human rights investigator Carla del Ponte. The White House weighed in on Monday afternoon, with spokesman Jay Carney saying there was evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, but not conclusive proof. Read more»