What we’re reading: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Two former senators - Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - return to Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon to push the President’s strategy to “punish” the Assad regime.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times editorial board takes issue with the “political situation” caused by President Obama’s inclusion of Congress in how to handle Syria. The Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens gives a history lesson to the current isolationist wing of the GOP. Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta details his frustration with the damage done by sequester cuts in The Washington Post.

What we're reading: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Updated