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US making case for action in Syria

Lawmakers want more proof of chemical weapons use before launching military strike

US making case for action in Syria

US making case for action in Syria

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama faced deep resistance Thursday to plans for a possible military strike against Syria, with U.S. lawmakers demanding more proof that Bashar Assad's government perpetrated a deadly chemical weapons attack and Britain's Parliament rejecting military action in a stunning late night vote. Even so, the U.S. could launch action within days.


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