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Who to Watch in Congress This Week on Syria
As of Monday morning, the majority of U.S. legislators still have yet to announce theirposition on whether they’ll vote to authorize the use of military force against Syria. They’re running out of time to come to a decision, though; the resolution passed out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last Wednesday and a vote by the full Senate is expected this week, with the House likely to follow soon after.
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It was only a matter of time before our polarized politics threatened to destroy a president?s authority and call into question our country?s ability to act in the world. Will Congress let that happen?
Syria presents a constitutional moment
In London exile in 1940, Charles de Gaulle decided ?it was up to me to take responsibility for France? (?c?etait a moi d?assumer la France ?). No U.S. president should assume he is, as de Gaulle almost mystically did, the nation, or is solely responsible for it. Remember this Tuesday when
President Obama is on the verge of creating a new foreign policy dictum: A national security threat requiring military action that cannot be justified without congressional approval isn’t enough of a national security threat to get congressional approval. This isn’t an iron clad truth yet, but as the president faces enormous hurdles convincing Congress to support his action in Syria, it defines the fix he is in.
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