McCain: Obama too soft on Syria; U.S. should take lead on airstrikes
Published 03/05/2012, Associated Press
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From the Senate floor today, U.S. Sen. John McCain said the United States has a moral and strategic obligation to force out Syrian President Bashar Assad and his loyalists. The Arizona Republican said the Syrian government's slaughter of unarmed civilians has likely resulted in war crimes and that its neighbors in the region will intervene militarily, with or without the U.S.