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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