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Sens. McCain, Levin push for military intervention in Syria

While the U.N. launches its investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria's Aleppo province, top senators in the Senate Armed Services committee began banging the war drum a little louder Thursday. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.) wrote to the president expressing concern about the  recent report (use by Assad's regime of chemical weapons has for some months been the U.S.'s purported "red-line" for military intervention. The senators advocated the use of "limited military options," such as air strikes, working with Turkish forces and boosting aid to Syrian opposition groups. HuffPo's Michael McAuliffreprinted in full the three steps recommended in the letter that Levin and McCain want the president to take:

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