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Intel: Biden faces bipartisan frustration over Syria policy 

The top members on the House and Senate foreign affairs panels cautioned against giving “tacit approval of formal diplomatic engagement with the Syrian regime.”
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers are calling for President Joe Biden to take bolder action on Syria and have requested an interagency briefing on the administration’s strategy for resolving the ruinous civil war. 

“It is vitally important that US policy in Syria is consistent with our values,” read a letter to Biden signed by House Foreign Affairs chairman Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), the committee’s ranking member Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Senate Foreign Relations chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and the committee’s ranking member Jim Risch (R-Idaho).

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