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Republicans Question Whether Syria Deal Has Enough Teeth

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September 15, 2013 AT 7:20 AM
Leading Republican lawmakers voiced skepticism over whether a deal to remove Syria's chemical weapons could work without a credible threat of force pressuring the Syrian government to comply. The deal, reached after talks between the United States and Russia, calls on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to account for his chemical stockpile within a week and allow for international inspections by the middle of next year.