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US Lawmakers Divided on Syria Despite Administration's Case for Actioni
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September 02, 2013 12:22 AM
The Obama administration is pressing its case for congressional authorization of military action against Syria, with Secretary of State John Kerry taking to the airwaves before officials briefed lawmakers behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Washington is far from unified on the wisdom, much less the timing, of strikes against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

US Lawmakers Divided on Syria Despite Administration's Case for Action

Published September 01, 2013

The Obama administration is pressing its case for congressional authorization of military action against Syria, with Secretary of State John Kerry taking to the airwaves before officials briefed lawmakers behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Washington is far from unified on the wisdom, much less the timing, of strikes against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.


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