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    "Would you have the WH go to Congress, only to have Congress repudiate the President, so as to embarass him on the world stage?"

    Yes. We don't live in an absolute monarchy.

    "How does that help the rebels?  How does that support nascent democracy in the middle east?"

    Congress can help or not help who they want. Congress isn't just around to have people with fancy titles applaud whatever the President is doing.

    "And after that repudiation, could the WH then go back to NATO with a staight face?"

    Congress isn't just around to keep the President from embarrassment.

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