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Reactions from throughout the Middle East to the ongoing American push for military strikes in Syria. Also, we'll hear from a Syrian-American who opposes US intervention. And we look back at the creation of a telephone hotline between Washington and Moscow 50 years ago at the height of the Cold War.
President Obama tells Congress and the international community that their credibility is on the line if they don't back a military strike in Syria. Also, an American Iraq war veteran shares his thoughts on possible intervention in Syria. Plus, what is so funny in China? A guide to understanding Chinese humor.
Congressional leaders begin grappling with whether to authorize military action against Syria. Plus, politics in Japan continues to be affected by the faltering cleanup of Fukushima. And, reaction on Microsoft's buyout of Finland's one iconic mobile company Nokia.
Reaction to President Obama's decision to seek congressional approval for military action against Syria. Also, this Labor Day French President Francois Hollande tries to model hard work and economic thrift with a "staycation." Plus, we hear about a provocative dance from Ivory Coast that was around long before Miley Cyrus's version of twerking.
The US says it knows - based on intelligence - that the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical weapon attack last week. Also, one of the DC area sniper shooters, Jamaican-born Lee Boyd Malvo, speaks from prison to urge Jamaicans to change their ways. Plus, we remember the late Irish poet Seamus Heaney.
Residents of Damascus anxiously await a possible US military strike in their city. Also, scientists and soldiers alike are working to build the perfect military boot. Plus, collecting memories of immigrants arriving in the US for the first time.