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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.

September 5th, 2013
08:28 PM ET

For Secy. Kerry, a legacy of war

From Vietnam to Syria, John Kerry's career has a long history of tackling issues of war, and his latest effort may have the longest lasting mark on his legacy. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: Jim Sciutto • John Kerry
September 5th, 2013
08:23 PM ET

Where is the Arab League?

CNN's Tom Foreman explains why many Arab nations won't get involved in the conflict in Syria even though they support intervention by the international community.


Filed under: Arab world • James "Spider" Marks • Syria • Tom Foreman
September 5th, 2013
08:20 PM ET

Execution video fuels fears about rebels

A new video obtained by the New York Times allegedly shows rebel fighters brutally executing Syria soldiers. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on the debate over who the rebels are.


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Syria
September 5th, 2013
08:14 PM ET

UK: Sarin traces found in Syria samples

British Prime Minister David Cameron says there is even more evidence Syria's al-Assad regime used sarin in a chemical attack on its people. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.


Filed under: Atika Shubert • Chemical weapons • Syria • United Kingdom
September 5th, 2013
07:57 PM ET

Who's the panda daddy?

The National Zoo had a paternity test on its new panda cub. CNN's Jeanne Moos reveals who the papa is and explains his procreation problem.


Filed under: Animals • Jeanne Moos • Nature
September 5th, 2013
06:53 PM ET

Lawmaker explains Syria change of heart

Guest anchor Jessica Yellin interviews New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm and asks him to explain why he's no longer supporting President Obama's plan in Syria.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Jessica Yellin • Syria
September 5th, 2013
07:46 AM ET

Obama adviser's pitch on Syria

Wolf Blitzer presses Pres. Obama's deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken for answers on Syria.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Military • Syria • White House