Bashar Assad

Obama, Putin Meet One-On-One For First Time In Over 2 Years At UNPresident Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed over their competing visions for Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake.
U.N. Concludes 'War Crime' Was Committed In SyriaUnited Nations inspectors said Monday that they have clear and convincing evidence of a chemical weapons attack in Syria last month.
Putin: U.S. Military Strike In Syria Could 'Unleash New Wave Of Terrorism'Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.
Assad Warns Of Retaliation For U.S. Strike On SyriaIn an interview on "CBS This Morning,'' Syrian President Bashar Assad says, "You should expect everything.''
Local Lawmakers Urge Restraint As U.S. Mulls Action In Syria The junior senator on Tuesday called for the Obama administration to exercise restraint as it considers its response to Syria following allegations it used chemical weapons in its civil war.
NYPD Keeping Eye On Situation In Syria As Jewish High Holidays NearPolice Commissioner Ray Kelly said the NYPD continues to be alert and vigilant and added there are no specific threats against the city as a result of the situation in Syria.