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PBC News & Comment: In Sweden, Obama Disowns His “Red Line”

In Stockholm, Obama fails to return Nobel Peace Prize, says that's not HIS red line on Syria: who's he kidding? ........Click here for GoDaddy deal that benefits the PBC podcast!

Obama goes all-in, worldwide with his flimsy case that Syria's military used chemical weapons and that the obvious response is for the US to whack Assad with missile strikes

--Senate Foreign Relations committee approves resolution with 90 day time limit and no-BOG (boots on ground) language.  Liberal Dems like Barbara Boxer voted yes, Rand Paul led the opposition and threatens to filibuster when it goes to the floor

--House committee is split

--basic facts like the number of fatalities vary widely from US to UK and France

--Swedish reporter asks Obama first question at news conference, about NSA spying on allied countries

--in Dallas, US Attorney seeks gag order on Barrett Brown, the activist-journalist who was exposing surveillance by government and corporate interests, and has been jailed since last September 12

--Chelsea Manning files formal request for pardon or commutation of his sentence