Syria http://kmuw.org en Syria Strike Not Popular with Kansas Delegation http://kmuw.org/post/syria-strike-not-popular-kansas-delegation <p>The all-Republican Kansas congressional delegation is almost unanimous in its opposition to a U.S. military action in Syria. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:39:01 +0000 Stephen Koranda 23010 at http://kmuw.org Roberts Says It's Unlikely US Can Avoid Military Strike On Syria http://kmuw.org/post/roberts-says-its-unlikely-us-can-avoid-military-strike-syria <p>Senator Pat Roberts says, following reports that Syria's government used chemical weapons on its people, he doubts the U.S. can avoid a military strike in Syria.<br><br>Roberts says President Barack Obama should address the nation and get the consent of Congress for military action.<br><br>The senator told a Lawrence Chamber of Commerce group yesterday Congress would authorize military action by the Democratic administration.<br><br>Roberts says he doesn't "see any way out of" using military force, but he acknowledged that Americans are war-weary after conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:45:38 +0000 Associated Press 22584 at http://kmuw.org