By Associated Press
Former top national security officials in Republican and Democratic administrations on Tuesday urged Congress to continue allowing the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United States.
By Corinne Segal
Filmmaker and dancer Amer Albarzawi was living in Raqqa, Syria, two years ago as it became the stronghold of the Islamic State.
House Republicans are outlining legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, including a requirement for FBI background checks.
Syrian filmmaker Waref Abu Quba shot his short film “In Damascus” in 2011, shortly before civil war erupted in his country.
By PBS NewsHour
How significant is the Obama administration decision to send special forces into Syria to help combat the Islamic State? And how does the move impact diplomatic efforts to end the war? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Joshua Landis of the…
What is it like inside Assad's Syria today? PBS Frontline filmmaker Martin Smith captured the country at war -- cities in ruins, looming danger and dashed hopes -- as well as some surprising discoveries. Smith joins Gwen Ifill to discuss…
In our news wrap Wednesday, American and Russian military officials held their third round of video conferencing in an attempt to set rules for airspace above Syria after a close call over the weekend. Also, Iraqi forces say they’ve launched…
Art, politics and military images collide in Syrian artist Waseem Marzouki’s work as he explores the complex power systems at play in the Syrian war.
How will Russian intervention affect the Syrian war, and what are President Vladimir Putin's true motivations in sending in military aid? Judy Woodruff gets two views from Andrew Tabler of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Nikolas Gvosdev…
By Julie Pace and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed Monday over their competing visions for Syria.
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