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Will the US Strike Syria? (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)i
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September 06, 2013 1:03 PM
VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone joins On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui and Alex Villarreal to talk about U.S. President Barack Obama's push for military action in Syria. But can the president win the support of Congress? And why did he request it in the first place?

Will the US Strike Syria? (VOA On Assignment Sept. 6)

Published September 06, 2013

VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone joins On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui and Alex Villarreal to talk about U.S. President Barack Obama's push for military action in Syria. But can the president win the support of Congress? And why did he request it in the first place?

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"AIDS, Out of 'the Shadows'"

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