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Levin: US Should Consider Limited Military Strikes on Syria

Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2013 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin says only increased US support for vetted rebel groups can level the Syrian playing field and allow for a political settlement.

Republican Congressman King: No US Arms to Syrian Rebels

Thursday, Jun. 6, 2013 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

Congressman Peter King of New York discusses US policy toward Syria and the Middle East.

Van Hollen Warns of 'Unintended Consequences' in Syria

Wednesday, May. 15, 2013 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

Representative Christopher Van Hollen, ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, discusses the Middle East in an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor.

Royce Says US Arms Not Required to Defeat Assad

Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 | Barbara Slavin, Columnist

Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, tells Barbara Slavin that the US should encourage Arab allies to provide the weapons needed to help rebels oust the Syrian government.

Lieberman: US Should 'Stick With' Mideast Peace Process

Thursday, Sep. 27, 2012 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

US Sen. Joseph Lieberman, in a wide ranging discussion of US policy in the Middle East, said the US should “stick with” the peace process and seek at least “a partial agreement” between Israel and Palestinians, adding he is “not seeking any position in whatever administration is elected,” although he would give any offer “serious consideration.”

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