USA

US Lawmakers Divided on Syria Despite Administration's Case for Actioni
X
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.


You May Like

South Korea Divided on Response to North’s Cyber Attack

In past five years, officials in Seoul have accused Pyongyang of hacking into banks, government websites, causing chaos and inflicting millions of dollars in damages More

Video Calm Amid Fear in Daily Life in S. Sudan’s Bentiu

Residents have been trying to regain some sense of normalcy, but planning for the future remains uncertain as fear of attacks looms More

2015 Could Be Watershed for Syria Conflict

Republican control of US Senate in January could lead to more aggressive policy against IS militants in Syria - and against regime of Bashar al-Assad More