GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. strikes in Syria would compound problems

Friday, September 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 1:23 a.m. CDT, Saturday, September 7, 2013

Congress is back in session, like students nationwide, after its summer break.  Hopefully, lawmakers will take to heart recent history lessons, heed the sentiments of a war-weary public and follow its floor debate set to begin this weekend with a vote against “authorizing” the U.S. bombing of Syria.