As President Obama prepared to address the nation on Syria Tuesday evening, his aides were working behind the scenes on a diplomatic solution to the crisis. The administration appears to be entertaining a proposal from Russia to drop a U.S. attack if Syria gives up its chemical weapons. We analyze the president's speech and get listener reactions.
Obama's Prime-time Speech on Syria
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Indira Lakshmanan, foreign policy correspondent with Bloomberg News
Josh Gerstein, senior White House reporter for Politico