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Obama, Syria And Congress: Will The Country Go To War?

09/06/2013 01:59 pm ET
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As the nation waits with baited breath for the president to address the situation with Syria, Americans are looking toward the elected officials in Congress to influence the ultimate decision.

While the majority of lawmakers are leaning toward not taking action in Syria, Obama has not given a direct answer as to whether or not he will take action without the backing of Congress. And with support dwindling domestically and internationally, it's unclear as to whether or not anything will happen.

Cartoonist Kevin Eason is adding his voice to the groups of Americans against the possibility of another war.

"An attack from the US military with undefined objectives and no specific plans for regime change would be catastrophic," he told The Huffington Post.

Eason said he feels members of Congress are acknowledging their constituents' concerns, and hopes Obama will respond accordingly. In a political cartoon, Eason illustrated lawmakers' hesitance to become involved in another war:

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What do you think? Do you agree with Eason? Should the country pursue an attack in Syria? What will Obama do without the support of Congress? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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