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Biden defends airstrike on Syria in letter to leaders in Congress and says US has the right to defend itself

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Joe Biden at the Lincoln Memorial on January 19, 2021.
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President Joe Biden justified airstrikes in Syria in a letter to congressional lawmakers.
Biden said he directed the airstrikes in response to a recent militant strike in Iraq.
He said the US "always stands ready to take necessary and proportionate action in self-defense."
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President Joe Biden justified his decision to strike Syria in a letter to congressional leadership on Saturday. On Thursday night, Biden directed airstrikes against the assets of...
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