Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:19:21 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 01 2013 08:25:25 AM CDT

Two years after the first anti-government protests, the conflict in Syria rages on. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

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Aug. 31, 2013: President Barack Obama says that the United States "should take military action against Syrian targets" in a Rose Garden address. However, he says he will seek Congressional approval when Congress returns from recess.

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