Obama Sets Tuesday Speech; Big Challenges On Syria

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September 06, 2013 AT 1:17 PM
Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly acknowledged deep challenges in pursuing support for a military strike against Syria. He refused to say whether he might act on his own, a step that could have major implications for the U.S. as well as for the remainder of his presidency. The White House laid out an intense week of lobbying, with Obama addressing the nation from the White House Tuesday night.