Chemical Weapons

An image taken from a video uploaded on YouTube by the Local Committee of Arbeen on Aug. 21, 2013, reportedly shows Syrians covering a mass grave containing bodies of victims killed in a toxic gas attack on the outskirts of Damascus. (Credit: DSK/AFP/Getty Images)

Shaheen, Shea-Porter Praise U.S.-Russian Deal On Syrian Chemical Weapons

Most members of New Hampshire’s congressional delegation say they are encouraged over diplomatic efforts by the United States and Russia that have resulted in an agreement to find and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons.

09/14/2013

(CBS)

Lawmakers Praise Obama For Consulting With Congress On Syria

Members of Congress from Massachusetts and New Hampshire are backing Obama’s decision to consult with lawmakers before launching any attack on Syria.

08/31/2013

Syrian army tanks are seen deployed in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus on August 24, 2013. (Photo credit STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Congressional Delegation Urges Obama To Use Caution With Syria Response

Members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are urging caution as President Barack Obama weighs a U.S. response to the apparent use of chemical weapons in Syria.

08/28/2013

Ed Markey squares off with Gabriel Gomez in the WBZ 2013 Senate Debate. (Pool Photo/Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe)

Markey Cautious About U.S. Intervention In Syria Over Chemical Weapons

With the Obama administration considering military intervention in Syria after an apparent chemical weapons attack outside Damascus, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., is urging caution.

08/26/2013

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