Political Comment (27 August 2012)


President Barack Obama has warned that Syria's chemical and biological weapons constitute a red line for the US. Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi is to replace Kofi Annan as the international mediator in Syria. Israel has expressed concern about Egypt's deployment of armor in Sinai to combat Islamic extremists.


Obama's Red Line In Syria

Thus far, President Obama has been careful to avoid any suggestion...