Saturday, September 7, 2013

Retired General And Former CIA Director David Petraeus Calls On Congress To Back White House on Syria

POLITICO reports that General Petraeus called on Congress to back the president on Syria.

Retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, former CIA director under President Barack Obama, called strongly Saturday for Congress to back the White House on Syria, declaring that military action against the regime is “necessary” to deter “Iran, North Korea and other would-be aggressors.”
“Failure of Congress to approve the president’s request would have serious ramifications not just in the Mideast but around the world,” Petraeus said in a four-sentence statement provided to POLITICO.

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