I hope all this referring to Congress is a sneaky ploy to advance the cause of the International Criminal Court, which is who should be handling the poison gas case, if anyone should.
The USA has proven itself fatally flawed at world policing, mainly because its politics are merely advocacy of corporate greed, not any kind of deep desire for the advancement of the human race.
If I knew then what I know now, I'd have stayed in Denmark in 1964. I really loved the attitude of the common folk, so different from the mean, stingy and widely prejudiced American style. But, ...sigh... here we are, older and wiser and pretty much stuck in English.
Obama is screwing the pooch on so many fronts...