U.K. rejects strike against Syria
U.S. signals it is willing to go it alone
Posted: August 30, 2013 at 12:14 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama faced deep resistance Thursday to plans for a possible military strike against Syria, with U.S. lawmakers demanding more proof that Bashar Assad’s government perpetrated a deadly chemical-weapons attack and Britain’s Parliament rejecting military action in a late-night vote.
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