The Hill to the Rescue on Syria? Don’t Hold Your Breath

Andrew Bacevich TomDispatch http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175744/ Sometimes history happens at the moment when no one is looking.  On weekends in late August, the president of the United States ought to be playing golf or loafing at Camp David, not making headlines.  Yet Barack Obama chose Labor Day weekend to unveil arguably the...

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Obama Will Launch a Huge Propaganda Blitz — and May Attack Syria Even If He Loses the Vote in Congress

Norman Solomon Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/09/01 Grassroots pressure has forced President Obama to seek approval from Congress for an attack on Syria. But Obama is hell-bent on ordering a missile assault on that country, and he has two very important aces in the hole. The administration is about to launch a...

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