LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor says he's opposed to a resolution to take military action against Syria.
The two-term senator from Arkansas on Saturday announced he doesn't support President Barack Obama's request to use military force against Syria, which U.S. officials say killed more than 1,400 civilians with sarin gas last month.
Pryor said he doesn't believe the Obama administration has proven that there's a national security interest, a definitive mission or that it can build a coalition of allies.
Pryor's stance puts him at odds with Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who is challenging Pryor next year. Cotton is the only member of the state's congressional delegation to back military action against Syria. The state's other Republican congressmen and GOP senator have said they're likely to oppose the measure.