Politics

Senate hawks push Obama on Syria

Three Senate hawks called on President Barack Obama Thursday to demand the resignation of Syria’s leader, just as he did with Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi.

Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said in a joint statement that Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters “has reached a decisive point.”

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