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  1. Bashar al-Assad ‘Elected’ to Third TermSyria’s president wins re-election, again. 
  2. If You’re an American in Syria, Al Qaeda Has a Proposition for YouOfficials say they’re recruiting.
  3. Plan to Remove Syria’s Chemical Weapons Hits a SnagTurns out transporting 600 tons of weapons is kind of dangerous.
  4. Chemical Weapons Inspectors Miss Syria Deadline, Still Make Good ProgressThey can’t reach two sites.
  5. Behind-the-Scenes Report Details How Obama Dragged His Feet on SyriaWe spent so much damn time navel gazing,” says a former White House official.
  6. The Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Has BegunIt’s a credit to the Assad regime, frankly,” said John Kerry.
  7. U.N. Vote Requires Syria to Surrender Chemical Weapons or Else … SomethingA landmark agreement with no threat of force.
  8. U.N. Reaches Syria Deal, Omits ConsequencesRussia would get another chance to veto a military strike.
  9. Assad Claims Rebels Have Confessed to Using Chemical WeaponsThey gave the evidence to Russia.
  10. Syrian Government Sees an Unwinnable War for Both SidesPlans to ask for a ceasefire.
  11. Assad Calls the United States the ‘Greatest Country in the World’In an interview with Dennis Kucinich.
  12. Obama’s Syria Strategy Just As Confusing As It Looked From the OutsideObama says he wasn’t looking for “style points.”
  13. Assad Led Stephanopoulos on a Wild Goose ChaseBut he did manage to land an Obama interview.
  14. U.S., Russia Reach Agreement on Syria’s WeaponsJohn Kerry and his Russian counterpart announced the deal on Saturday.
  15. Syria Joins Weapons Treaty, Stashes Chemical Arms Across the CountryAssad is surprisingly demanding for a man in his position.
  16. In Times Op-ed, Putin Urges ‘Caution’ in SyriaAn odd way to kick off negotiations.
  17. Read President Obama’s Speech on SyriaThe president’s remarks on the situation in Syria, from the White House.
  18. Exclusive Text of President Obama’s Awkwardly Timed Syria SpeechObama will deliver these uncomfortable remarks from the Oval Office tonight. 
  19. Syria Says It Will Give Up Chemical Weapons So U.S. Doesn’t Bomb [Updated]The White House remains very cautious, somewhat optimistic.
  20. Most Americans Think Syria Used Chemical Weapons, Don’t Want to Get InvolvedAccording to the latest polls.
  21. Obama Calls Russian Plan a ‘Breakthrough,’ Says Syria Is No Threat to the U.S.In interview with six networks.
  22. John Kerry May Have Accidentally Stumbled Into a Syria Solution [Updated]He made an off-the-cuff proposal he thought Syria would never go for. Syria likes it. 
  23. Eating Cheerios With Forks, and Other War AnalogiesWhat war with Syria will look like. 
  24. Assad Laughs Off Chemical Weapons QuestionsThe Syrian president sat down with Charlie Rose.
  25. Obama Wins a Bit More International Support on SyriaHis chances in Congress remain dubious.
  26. Hillary Expected to Discuss Syria at the White HouseAri Fleischer’s dare actually worked.
  27. Obama Still Losing on Syria Abroad, in CongressHe has a long way to go.
  28. Senate’s Plan B: Make Assad Sign Chemical Weapons Ban, Or ElseWe’ll consider a strike again?
  29. The House Is Very Skeptical on Syria So FarThe vote is not looking good for Obama.
  30. Jon Stewart Does Not Recommend Getting Involved in the Middle EastHe would know.
  31. Jon Stewart Thinks We’re Going to Bomb Syria for Obama’s PenisHe’s not a fan of this war. 
  32. McCain Gets Bored With Syria Talk, Plays iPhone Poker During HearingHe responds, “Worst of all I lost.”
  33. Hillary Clinton Supports Bombing Syria, TooThe former secretary of State chimed in.
  34. The Pope Is Anti–Chemical WeaponsJust so you know. 
  35. Forget Syria, What About Putin’s Stolen Super Bowl Ring?TMZ asks McCain the tough questions.
  36. This Is Where Defense Department Employees Think Damascus IsGreece? India?
  37. John Kerry Sure Made It Sound Like the U.S. Is Going to Bomb Syria [Updated]It matters here if nothing is done.”
  38. Syria Is the Quintessential Obama WarIt’s neither realist nor idealist.
  39. Times Analyzes 11-Year-Old Assad Son’s FacebookThe kid’s daring us to attack!
  40. The U.K. Finally Found an American War It Doesn’t Like [Updated]It won’t help us bomb Syria. 
  41. Syrian Insurgents Asked for Gas Masks, Obama Administration DeclinedThousands sit in Defense Department warehouses all over the region.”
  42. Can You Locate the Place We’re About to Bomb on a Map?Try it!
  43. Obama Hasn’t Made a Decision About Bombing SyriaAmerica has an interest in sending Assad a “pretty strong signal.”