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U.S. Army soldiers begin their journey home from Iraq on July 13, 2010. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Protesters against U.S. military action in Syria march to Capitol Hill from the White House on Saturday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Obama pauses after speaking to media in the White House on Tuesday before a meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the situation in Syria. With the president: House Speaker John Boehner (from left), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Chemical Weapons And Civilians: The Invisible Threat

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