Dissecting Congressional views on Syria, freedom flotilla heads to West Papua and selling attack helicopters

September 9, 2013

WBEZ

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President Obama and Congressional leaders (from left: National Security Adviser Susan Rice, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, the president and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California) speak to the media.

The U.S. Congress takes up the resolution on Syria. A boat draws attention to the West Papuan independence movement. The U.S. Department of Defense agrees to sell attack helicopters to the Indonesian military.