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Understanding The Crisis In Syria

As the United State and allies prepare for military strikes against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people, many Americans are asking what is exactly going on in Syria and why should the U.S. be involved?

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

S. Florida Delegation Preps For Syria Congressional Debate

As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

Syrian men evacuate a victim following an air strike by regime forces in the northern city of Aleppo on August 26, 2013. Syria's opposition accused pro-regime forces of opening fire at UN weapons inspectors on their way to a suspected chemical weapons site outside Damascus in a bid to hinder their investigation. (Photo by: ABO AL-NUR SADK/AFP/Getty Images)

Senator Bill Nelson Calls For Military Action Against Syria

Florida Senator Bill Nelson believes Syria has used chemical weapons against its own people and that the United States and other nations should take military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

CBS Miami–08/27/2013