We have now placed responsibility for Syrian policy in the hands of the U.S. Congress, an institution that even in ordinary times is not well-equipped to handle that kind of complex, tangled issue. If you want to unravel a Gordian knot, the last thing that you want to do is hand that task to a committee of 535, each with his or her own idea of how it ought to be done.
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