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Analysis: Putin tests Obama foreign policy

...is using to withdraw from Afghanistan, and relies on Putin's cooperation on an agreement to strip Syria of its chemical weapons stockpiles.And perhaps most pressing for Obama is Russia's partnership in tense international negotiations with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-20/analysis-putin-tests-oba
A lack of leadership

...colonel. Putin's Russia will not be moved by Obama's stern lectures and meaningless ultimatums, such as the chemical weapons "red line" crossed by Syria in its civil war.The president now finds himself dealing with a scenario he laughed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-05/lack-leadership
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...reduce our own reliance on Cold War stockpiles. American diplomacy, backed by the threat of force, is why Syria's chemical weapons are being eliminated, and we will continue to work with the international community to usher in the future the Syrian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Rants & Raves

...collect the billions we are going to release to them. At least in Syria the agreement was the destruction of the chemical weapons producing equipment. HOW STUPID CAN people be? The stealing of two bicycles from the Richmond County Sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-30/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...others from using WMD, why didn't the last 10 years of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan deter the use of chemical weapons in the first place? I believe the use of chemicals was deliberate to goad the U.S. into unilateral action. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-22/rants-raves
Syria strategy disastrous

...This Nobel Peace Prize "winner" is all guns a-blazing to bomb, strike ? whatever ? Syria over the use of chemical weapons against its own people.This president is lobbying Congress and the world to support attacking Syria in retaliation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-15/syria-strategy-disastrou
Administration's logic for attacking Syria doesn't hold water

...reaction to Syria's use of chemical weapons is interesting to study.I don't...Saddam Hussein's regime used chemical weapons to kill more than 8,000...that retaliating for the use of chemical weapons will kill more innocent men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-14/administrations-
Zero credibility

...assertion that he never drew a "red line" on the use of chemical weapons by Syria was a joke ? literally.His longtime champion...of his own citizens and, allegedly, used horrid chemical weapons in some instances.Assad is their boy, particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-09-14/zero-credibility
Augusta residents with Syrian ties say U.S. help should have come sooner

...were hoping they would do it earlier," he said. "But better now than never."A U.S. strike needs to destroy chemical weapon storage areas without harming civilians or sending American ground troops, he said."The Syrian people can do the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-05/augusta-residents-syrian-ties
Here are some more victims

Someone spoke, and hundreds of people, including 426 children, died from a chemical weapon. President Obama and the world reacted in shock and horror!The one who spoke: Bashar Assad, the dictator of Syria. The dead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-05/here-are-some-more-victi