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|The Obama administration can obtain 'legal' authority for a military strike on Syria from the UN or NATO, and no congressional authorization is necessary, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta insisted during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Once 'legal permission' had been granted by NATO or 'some kind of UN Security Council resolution,' he maintained, Obama wouldn't need authorization from Congress.|
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