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Hudson Valley News
1:19 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Congressional Reps Explain Votes About Syrian Mission

Credit CIA

The House of Representatives Wednesday voted to arm and train Syrian rebels. It was a vote that crossed party lines. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has reaction from a few area representatives.

The vote comes as part of a focus on defeating the so-called “Islamic State.” The House vote was 273-156 in support of arming and training Syrian rebels, though the measure does not include funding. President Obama thanked members during Wednesday’s Congressional Picnic at the White House.

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WAMC News
7:49 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC Political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Obama's strained relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin over alleged chemical weapons use in Syria.

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Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 9/3/13 : U.S. Attack on Syria

Over the holiday weekend, President Obama asked congress to OK a military strike on Syria in response to the alleged chemical attacks there last month.

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WAMC News
7:16 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of U.S. military involvement in Syria and the latest in the New York City mayoral campaign.

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Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 8/27/13 : Syria

As U.N. weapons inspectors investigate the fallout of alleged chemical attacks in Syria last week, the U.S. and its allies are debating whether to take military action against the Syrian government under President Bashar Assad.

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WAMC News
7:48 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of U.S. military involvement in Syria.

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WAMC News
7:54 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the possibility of U.S. military involvement in the Syrian conflict and the Arab spring in Egypt.

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