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Civility is a lot like the weather. Everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. Just now there's lots of talk about proper language in the British Parliament, where they're fussy about words. Well, why not?
But indecision will have grave consequences
Nearly 300,000 attempts were made to access pornography from computers within the British Parliament over the past year, Sky News reported.
President Obama, who unilaterally authorized a full air campaign in Libya in 2011, is taking a different approach this time with Syria — mindful both of the political price he paid for that earlier effort and of the far more thorny questions involved in attacking the Assad regime.
Pro-regime Syrian hacker brigade, the Syrian Electronic Army, which has successfully attacked Western media companies, Friday warned of more cyberattacks if U.S. officials go ahead with expected military action against Damascus.
In a highly unusual move, Iowa's two top Republican party officials are publicly urging President Obama not to go ahead with plans to bomb Syria.
British Prime Minister David Cameron lost a vote endorsing military action against Syria by 13 votes Thursday, a stunning defeat for a government which had been poised to join the U.S. in strikes to punish Bashar Assad's regime for an alleged chemical weapons attack this month.
The British House of Commons rejected a proposal from British Prime Minister David Cameron that would have paved the way for British military action against Syria — effectively ending the nation's chances of getting involved in a US-led strike against President Bashar Assad's regime.
President Obama and his top aides tried to rally support Thursday for retaliatory strikes in Syria, saying they remain convinced that the Assad regime used chemical weapons, but hopes for an international coalition took a major hit when the British Parliament voted against military action.