Bashar al-Assad

In Interview With CBS News, Assad Denies Using Chemical WeaponsThe dictator sat down for an interview with CBS This Morning anchor Charlie Rose as Congress mulls whether to authorize the use of force in Syria.
Senate Panel Approves Plan To Strike SyriaThe United States moved one step closer to launching military action against Syria on Wednesday.
Menendez: In Order To Change Situation In Syria, It's Time To Arm RebelsMenendez said the conflict has caused a refugee crisis, given rise to terror groups and puts Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons at risk of falling into the wrong hands.
Columbia University Under Fire For Admitting Media Aid To Syrian President Al-AssadSyrian rights groups are demanding Columbia University rescind the admission of the daughter of the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, who has alleged ties to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Local Families With Ties To Syria Worry About Loved Ones Back Home Tempers flared among members of the Syrian community in Paterson, New Jersey as there were new reports of mass murder and international leaders debated what to do.