Obama wants Congress to hold him back, and it should

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Author(s) Kevin O'Brien
Source The Plain Dealer
Date September 3, 2013
URL http://www.cleveland.com/obrien/index.ssf/2013/09/obama_wants_congress_to_hold_h.html
Quotes-start.png A successful Iraq — self-sufficient, secular, democratic, stable — was never anything less than a 50-year exercise in nation building. Americans have made it clear that they don't have that kind of patience. Knowing what we know about ourselves should shape U.S. policy from now on. We are not going to follow up, so there is no reason to waste a single $1.4 million missile on the likes of Syria. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position United States should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.