Several allies did not sign up for strikes
The United States had "allies lined up" for air strikes in Syria and then Obama "pulled the rug out."
— PolitiFact National
Rare rejection didn't stop NATO air attack
"The House did vote against engagement in Kosovo, and Bill Clinton kept fighting anyway. And, then, ultimately, a vote did pass."
Yes, though not all were definitively cleared by U.S.
The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case" in which U.S. government officials examined individuals potentially involved in terrorism "and felt they were no threat and they went on to carry out terrorist murders."
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