A nonprofit political advocacy group which emanated from President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says hackers altered the links contained in tweets sent under his name.
GENEVA - The U.N.'s special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi says evidence sugggests that some kind of chemical "substance" was used in an attack that killed hundreds of people, but said any military strike on Syria must have U.N. Security Council approval.
Brahimi spoke to reporters Wednesday in Geneva as a U.N. inspection team was investigating the alleged poison gas attack near Damascus on Aug. 21 and momentum built for Western military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad's.
Brahimi said that "it does seem like some kind of substance was used" that killed hundreds of people, but "international law says that any U.S.-led military action must be taken after" agreement in the 15-nation Security Council.
He added that President Barack Obama's administration is "not known to be trigger-happy."
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President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer "the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons" inside Syria without the use of force.
Syria's foreign minister says President Bashar Assad's regime will declare its chemical weapons arsenal and sign the chemical weapons convention.
In advance of a national address Tuesday by the president, the White House ramped up its efforts Monday to convince Congress and the American people that an air strike on Syria is a necessary response.
The White House ramped up its efforts Monday to convince Congress and the American people that an air strike on Syria is a necessary response to the Middle Eastern country's poison gas attack that killed 1,400.