Sen. Markey Now Opposes Strike Against Syria

September 10, 2013 4:21 PM
Sen. Markey Now Opposes Strike Against Syria
" WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts says he opposes the resolution that would allow President Barack Obama to order military strikes against Syria.

Markey, who replaced Secretary of State John Kerry, said in a statement Tuesday that the measure is too broad and the impact of any military action too uncertain. He said diplomatic measures should be given a chance to work.

Markey is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Last week, he voted present when the panel narrowly passed the resolution authorizing limited military strikes "

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