ALG's Daily Grind - Is Obama risking a wider regional war in Syria?

Sept. 5, 2013

Is Obama risking a wider regional war in Syria?

Assad: "Nobody knows what will happen. Everyone will lose control of the situation when the powder keg explodes. Chaos and extremism will spread. There is a risk of regional war."

Editorial: Back of the bus

Holder-led Justice Department sues to block black students in Louisiana from using school vouchers to attend private schools will somehow undermine desegregation of schools in Louisiana.

BBC: Power cut leaves most of Venezuela without electricity

"The opposition says the government of Mr Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro, may have spent billions of dollars on programmes to garner votes from the poor but has failed to invest in the upkeep and expansion of the electrical grid to meet growing demand."