Sunday, September 1
- The death penalty is rare in the military
- Obama surprised staff with decision on Syria
- Beetle Bailey creator honored on 90th birthday
- Citing sarin use, U.S. seeks to bolster Syria case
- Israeli leader: Ready for 'any possible scenario'
- Analysis: Obama's credibility on line in reversal
- Debate begins on question of a strike on Syria
- Bodies of 7 abducted Afghan soldiers found
- UN says more than 800 people killed in Iraq in August
- Syrian state-run daily calls Obama move a retreat
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.