Pres. Obama has announced his intention to have Congress vote on whether to use the US military in Syria after alleged chemical weapons attacks.

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Congress To Decide US Involvement In Syria As World Watches

September 3, 2013

Pres. Obama and lawmakers are wrestling with the idea of intervention in Syria. CNN's John King and Harvard professor Nancy Koehn analyzed the predicament, from international reaction, to an assessment of the President's leadership. Jim Braude and Margery Eagan opened the lines to hear from listeners, too.

Also on BPR:

  • WGBH's Adam Reilly talked about Massachusetts' one-man political powerhouse, Doug Rubin.
  • Film critic Garen Daly looked at some of the best "back to school" films, in light of the impending 2013-14 school year.

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