African American Lawmakers Among the Most Reluctant To Intervene in Syria

Black Democrats were some of the most consistent opponents of the war in Iraq


Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will be no rubber stamp for President Obama's proposal to strike Syria. 

Black Democrats were among the most consistently vocal opponents of the Iraq war a decade ago, and they're now among the most reluctant to endorse a U.S. attack on Bashar Assad's forces in response to the Syrian strongman's alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians.