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Rubio Discusses Defunding ObamaCare & Immigration Reform on "The Mike Gallagher Show"

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RETIRED GENERAL: A Limited Military Strike On Syria May Not Be An Effective Deterrent

"Historically, trying to punish someone with a limited strike has not been an effective deterrent," said Gen. James Cartwright. "So the question becomes what is the strategy? Are we trying to punish and then are we trying to deter from use of the chemicals in the future and retaliation in the …

Syria crisis: Obama 'has the right' to strike regardless of vote, says Kerry

The US has evidence that sarin nerve gas was used in chemical attacks outside Damascus last month and could go ahead with military strikes against Bashar al-Assad's regime even without the backing of Congress, the US secretary of state, John Kerry, has said.<p>A day after Barack Obama vowed to put any …

Syria Resolution Could Be A Hard Sell On Capitol Hill

Twenty-four hours after President Obama announced on Saturday that he'll wait for congressional authorization before launching strikes on Syria; members of Congress attended a classified briefing at the Capitol.<p>For days, most of the discontent among members of Congress has been about not being …

Syria intervention: is there a new constitutional convention?

Barack Obama's claim that he is "president of the word's oldest constitutional democracy" was either a deliberate insult to an ally that had just let him down or breathtaking ignorance on the part of a former president of the Harvard Law Review. Leaving aside the question of how long some of its …

Your Labor Day Syria Reader, Part 1: Stevenson and Lofgren

"Attacking Syria is simply not in the U.S. national interest; and absent an objective assessment from a neutral inspection team, and absent a UN resolution, the U.S. has no legitimate authority under any law or treaty to act unilaterally. Period."<p>In the wake of President Obama's (welcome) decision …

Britain Doesn't Care If Syria Affects Their 'Special Relationship' With The US

A new BBC poll finds that a vast majority of people — almost three-quarters — in Britain think that the House of Commons was right to vote down proposed military action in Syria.<p>The vote, which came last Thursday, served as a shock and huge setback to Prime Minister David Cameron. It also was a …