Putin warns US not to attack

Whether one approves or disapproves of Putin as a politician, he has handled the US threat of strikes according to the norms of international law

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/12/putin-warns-us-not-to-attack-syria

Noam Chomsky, Instead of ‘illegal’ threat to Syria US should back Chemical weapons ban in all states

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/9/11/chomsky_instead_of_illegal_threat_to

Raymond Suttner, Let us hope the US strike against Syria is no more

If a regional war through US strikes against Syria is averted, paradoxically, it will not be because of restraint on the side of the US, Continue reading

Andrew Bacevich, Drama from Obama -debate in Congress over US military strike in Syria

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175744/tomgram%3A_andrew_bacevich%2C_drama_from_obama/

Peter Certo, On the fence about Syria? Read this!

http://fpif.org/fence-syria-read/

Patrick Cockburn, We all thought Libya had moved on, but it has turned into lawlessness and ruin

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/special-report-we-all-thought-libya-had-moved-on–it-has-but-into-lawlessness-and-ruin-8797041.html

Democracy Now: As US pushes for Syria strike, questions around claims of use of chemical weapons by Syrian regime

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/9/4/as_us_pushes_for_syria_strike