December 4th, 2012
08:36 PM ET

NATO warning raises the stakes for United States in Syria

Our second story OutFront: another stern warning.

NATO today said that the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime in Syria would be met with an immediate reaction from the international community.

Former British Prime Minister and Middle East Envoy Tony Blair had an even clearer message for Assad, saying that the use of chemical weapons would lead to military action from the international community.

But what role would the U.S. play in such a forceful response? OutFront tonight are Peter Brookes, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under George W. Bush, and Col. Cedric Leighton, former member of the Joint Staff.

Filed under: International • Military • Syria
December 4th, 2012
07:45 PM ET

Boehner's offer draws criticism from right and left as fiscal cliff stalemate enters second day

OutFront tonight: let there be light.

Finally, some bulbs turned on in Washington this evening; unfortunately, they were all on the Congressional Christmas tree outside the U.S. capitol.

And while some of our lawmakers took some time to come celebrate together, they still aren't showing any spark when it comes to negotiating a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. FULL POST

Filed under: Congress • Deconstruct • Deficit • Economy • Fiscal Cliff • Politics
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