Obama asks Congress to delay Syria vote, pledges to consider diplomatic options

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
September 11, 2013

President Obama appeals to Congress to delay vote on military action in Syria, adopted children who survived the online child exchange speak out, and a car bomb explodes in Benghazi. On this Wednesday, we mark the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attack on the U.S. This is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner

World leaders discuss Russian plan to avoid military strike in Syria

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
September 10, 2013

Russia’s plan for international oversight of Syria’s weapons moves forward, a Reuters report looks at the middlemen in the online exchange of adopted children, and four Indian men are found guilty of murder in gang-rape case. Today is Tuesday, September 10, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Inside the black market for adopted children

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
September 9, 2013

A Reuters report details the dangerous world of trading adopted children, Obama faces uphill battle on Syria strike, and Tokyo’s Olympics triumph sheds light on Fukushima fallout. Today is Monday, September 9, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Checking Kerry’s “good guys” in Syria

September 5, 2013

U.S. intelligence contradicts Kerry’s claims, Egyptian interior minister escapes assassination attempt, and Mexican president prepares reform blitz. Today is Tuesday, September 5 – Shana Tova! – and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Obama secures Congressional leadership support for Syria strike

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
September 4, 2013

Key lawmakers back Obama’s call for action in Syria, troubled cities vie to host 2020 Olympics, and dissident’s mayor race rattles Moscow. Today is Wednesday, September 4, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Obama lobbies lawmakers for Syria strike

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
September 3, 2013

Obama tries to convince Congress to strike Syria, Japan makes conveniently-timed pledge, and Chinese land grabs turn ugly. Today is Tuesday, September 3, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

UK parliament votes down war motion for first time since American independence

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 30, 2013

British prime minister Cameron suffers major embarrassment over Syria vote, Rwanda accuses Congo of shelling, and angry farmers converge on Colombia’s capital. Today is Friday, August 30, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Lessons of Iraq stall Syria strike

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 29, 2013

Britain backpedals on Syria strike, 4-year-old’s death outrages China, and Merkel’s opponent inspired by Romney. Today is Thursday, August 29, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Britain asks U.N. approval for military action in Syria

August 28, 2013

Britain seeks U.N. authorization for Syria strike, North Korea acts like a better neighbor, and deadly violence sweeps Iraq and Afghanistan. Today is Wednesday, August 28 – 50 years since Martin Luther King made his famous “I have a dream” speech – and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @clarerrrr.

Western powers could strike Syria within days

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
August 27, 2013

Leaders strategize on Syria attack, Afghan Taliban kill 12 suspected of government ties, and U.S. Attorney General pressed to explain how DEA uses hidden data. Today is Tuesday, August 27, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.