27 Aug '13, 3pm

US Republican hawks line up in support of Syria strikes: Prominent Republican lawmakers are lining u... #airforce

US Republican hawks line up in support of Syria strikes: Prominent Republican lawmakers are lining u... #airforce

WASHINGTON — Prominent Republican lawmakers are lining up behind military strikes in Syria, forming a rare alliance with the Democratic commander in chief. President Obama is mulling limited military strikes to punish his embattled Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, for allegedly using chemical weapons during an Aug. 21 operation as part of that nation’s years-long civil war. Support on Capitol Hill for a US-led intervention — backed by London, Paris and Arab states — has been mixed for months. Feelings among lawmakers is not partisan, with isolationist libertarian Republicans joining with anti-war liberal Democrats in opposing a military mission. But after Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday delivered a razor-sharp rebuke of Assad, during which he said allegations that Assad’s forces used chemical arms “are real,” leading GOP hawks voiced support for military strike...

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