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LIGNET: Support From France, NATO May Help Obama Win Over Congress

Tuesday, 03 Sep 2013 02:18 PM

By LIGNET Wires

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President Barack Obama meets with Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, right, and National Security Adviser Susan Rice to discuss strategy in Syria in the Oval Office of the White House on Sept. 2. (Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)
President Barack Obama, whose relations with Congress have been strained from the very beginning, is now having to turn to Congress to ask for its support in taking action against Syria, an issue that may well define his foreign policy legacy. He has little more than a week to win over skeptics. The support of France and the secretary general of NATO in backing up claims of the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons may prove critical in this effort.

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