A Diplomatic Solution for Syria

1. Obama Addresses The Nation - Actual Speech

The full audio from the speech.

2. The Message from Obama on Syria

Fred Kaplan, War Stories columnist for Slate, author of The Insurgents- David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War, and Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about the presidential address and the chance of a developing compromise.

3. Polls Show Mixed Support for Attack

A New York Times poll shows two-thirds of people are worried that U.S. military action could be a long and costly involvement. However, many Americans who came to this country have a somewhat different perspective.

4. US Army Chief Believes Syria Crossed A Line

While the diplomatic manouevring continues, President Obama has also called on his military to be ready to carry out a strike against Syria.

5. Senator calls for Syrian diplomatic solution to be Aggressively Pursued

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has been courted by the White House for support on a military strike against Syria for using chemical weapons. Gwen Ifill talks to Collins about the prospect and challenges of working towards a diplomatic solution with Russia, as well as her concerns about using military force.

6. Council of Foreign Relations Responds to Obama

CFR President Richard N. Haass offers his views on the presidents primetime address to the nation on military intervention into Syria.

7. Responsibility to Attack: Must the U.S Attack Syria?

Why must the US attack Syria after it used chemical weapons. Stories exploring what contributes to the United States government and citizenry feeling like they have a responsibility to attack.

8. How Will Obamas Decision Affect His Legacy

Many have painted the crisis in Syria as a turning or defining moment in President Obamas legacy.

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