Published: September 6, 2013
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"Members of Congress are preparing to make a tough decision on whether or not to support President Obama’s call for a punitive military strike against Syria for the use of chemical weapons against its own people.
Many Republicans encouraged military support of the Syrian rebels early on in this civil war at a time when a clear path to victory was probable -- and the insurgents were independent from more radical Islamic elements. Much time has...