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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

August 30th, 2013
07:23 PM ET

Details of U.S. intelligence on Syria

News that broke in The Situation Room: Another U.S. Navy warship with 300 Marines has been placed off the coast of Syria in the eastern Mediterranean. CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the U.S. military's movements in the area and what intelligence knew before, during, and after last week's chemical attack by the al-Assad regime.


Filed under: Barbara Starr • Chemical weapons • Military • Syria
August 30th, 2013
09:59 AM ET

Rogers: "We have to do something"

House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers tells Wolf Blitzer he is certain that the Assad regime used chemical weapons. Watch the full interview here.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Mike Rogers • Syria
August 29th, 2013
08:20 PM ET

New video may prove chemical weapons use

Chris Lawrence speaks with an expert who says new video from inside Syria clearly shows evidence of a chemical weapons attack.

Warning: This video is graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Chris Lawrence • Syria
August 29th, 2013
08:01 PM ET

Gen. Hayden: "We've got to act on our own"

Wolf Blitzer asks former CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden whether U.S. intelligence on Syria is strong enough to merit a strike on the al-Assad regime.


Filed under: Michael Hayden • Military • Syria
August 29th, 2013
07:56 PM ET

UK lawmakers say 'No' to military action

News that broke in The Situation Room: In an emergency session, the British House of Commons votes down a resolution calling for action in Syria.


Filed under: David Cameron • Syria • United Kingdom
August 29th, 2013
07:51 PM ET

Gupta: Feds didn't address everything

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reacts to the Justice Department's announcement that it won't block laws that have legalized marijuana in states like Washington and Colorado.


Filed under: Law Enforcement • marijuana • Sanjay Gupta
August 29th, 2013
07:48 PM ET

Booker: What does it matter if I'm gay?

Jason Carroll reports on Newark Mayor Cory Booker's sexuality and how it affects the New Jersey Senate race.


Filed under: Cory Booker • Jason Carroll • Politics
6p ET special report: Crisis in Syria
August 29th, 2013
04:07 PM ET

6p ET special report: Crisis in Syria

Debate stirs in the West about intervention in Syria. As the U.K.'s Parliament prepares to vote, members of Congress call for a public debate here in the U.S. Wolf Blitzer and our team of correspondents and analysts around the world bring you the best coverage of the ongoing crisis in Syria. Join us at 6p ET for in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reporting and let us know your thoughts: Should the U.S. strike in Syria?


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Military • Syria
6p ET special report: Crisis in Syria
August 27th, 2013
02:51 PM ET

6p ET special report: Crisis in Syria

The U.S. inches closer to striking targets in Syria, with warships in place and the administration saying there is "no doubt" that chemical weapons were used by the al-Assad regime. Wolf Blitzer will go in depth again with guests, analysts and reporters from around the world to examine the U.S.'s military options and debate the merits of a Western intervention. Tune in at 6p ET - only on CNN.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Military • Syria
August 27th, 2013
02:00 PM ET

On Syria, avoid 'Western vs. Islamic'

Sen. Jack Reed, a top Democrat from Rhode Island, urges the Obama administration against taking unilateral military action in Syria and explains why.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Military • Syria
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