Today's Situation Room:

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.

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.

September 2nd, 2013
08:07 PM ET

What are "signatures of sarin"?

On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. has discovered "signatures of sarin" gas that prove the al-Assad regime used chemical weapons. Brian Todd investigates what those signatures are and how reliable the evidence is.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Chemical weapons • Syria
September 2nd, 2013
07:54 PM ET

What steps Syria is taking

CNN's Tom Foreman shows how Syria is bracing for a U.S. attack and how the Russians are helping the al-Assad regime.


Filed under: Military • Russia • Syria • Tom Foreman
September 2nd, 2013
07:49 PM ET

Pentagon: Syria can't hide key targets

Some of President Obama's critics say delaying action in Syria gives the al-Assad regime time to hide key targets, but Pentagon officials say strikes will be as effective one month from now as they are today. CNN's Chris Lawrence investigates.


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Military • Pentagon • Syria
September 2nd, 2013
07:43 PM ET

On Syria, Pres. Obama faces an uphill battle

Lawmakers are largely skeptical towards possible military action in Syria. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Syria
September 2nd, 2013
07:35 PM ET

From inside Syria, rebel general speaks

Wolf Blitzer asks Gen. Salim Idris, the leader of the Free Syrian Army, about another chemical weapons attack and how trustworthy the rebel groups are.


Filed under: Chemical weapons • Syria
September 2nd, 2013
07:23 PM ET

There's been an accident - call the police!

Jeanne Moos reports on a police boat that caused an accident of its own.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos
September 2nd, 2013
07:09 PM ET

Dick Cheney's daughters in a public feud

The daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney spar over same-sex marriage. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Dick Cheney • Liz Cheney • Same-sex marriage