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Putin Scoffs at Chemical Attack Claims

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The Russian president and backer of Syria's leadership is among those rejecting U.S. intelligence claims that Bashar al-Assad's government used chemical weapons against civilians, saying it would be "utter nonsense" for the government to deploy them in a war it was already winning.

Bashar al-Assad Evades Rebel Attack

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The Syrian president escaped death or injury when rebels launched a mortar attack on his convoy early Thursday. The incident suggests "the country's crippling civil war is edging [its way] to its seat of power," The Guardian reports.

The Eternal Rebel: Ronnie Kasrils
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A white warrior against apartheid who dedicated his life to the African National Congress is now assailing the ruling party for its failure to wrest economic power from a tiny elite and place it in the majority's hands His story resonates far beyond South Africa A white warrior against apartheid is now assailing the African National Congress party for its failed economic policies.

U.S. Contemplates 'Additional Measures' for Syria

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Press representatives at the White House and the State Department are using the same vague phrase, "additional measures," to describe the administration's mystery plan for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

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