Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.
Turkey has been on the front lines since the beginning of Syria's civil war more than two years ago. Now, the country's government is urging the U.S. and other nations to get militarily involved -- though its having a tough time selling that message at home.
Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have been supporting President Bashar al-Assad's troops in their attempt to crush the uprising in Syria. Hezbollah has its own TV channel Al Manar. It looks pretty professional, but you wouldn't mistake it for CNN.
President Barack Obama over the weekend outlined his belief that military strikes on Syria were warranted, but said he would seek Congressional authorization before acting. Congress stands divided on the issue of intervention -- with Democrats and Republicans on both sides of the issue.
The Obama administration was making a strong and very public case for military intervention in Syria. And then, suddenly, President Obama flipped to congress. You think Assad breathed a huge sigh of relief?
The U.S. is continuing to move, slowly, toward military strikes on Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons there earlier this month. But as U.S. officials move forward, some are wondering just was sort of response that might elicit from Syria.