Friday, August 30, 2013

President Obama Comments On Syria

Still Undecided, Obama Favors 'Limited, Narrow' Act in Syria -- ABC News

President Obama today said he has "not made any decisions" on whether to launch a military strike on Syria, but sought to assure the American public and the international community that if he does, it will be a "limited, narrow act."

"We're not considering any open-ended commitment," Obama said, adding, "In no event are we considering any kind of military action that would involve boots on the ground, that would involve a long-term campaign."

The president said that punishing Syria would send a message that the "international community cares about maintaining this chemical weapons ban."

Alongside Vice President Joe Biden and leaders from Baltic nations, the president called the crisis in Syria "a challenge to the world."

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More News On President Obama's Comments On Syria

Obama says Syria chemical weapons attack threatens Israel, Jordan -- Reuters
Obama says he's considering 'narrow' Syria action -- AP
Obama says no final decision on Syria, but considering ‘limited, narrow’ action -- Washington Post/AP
Obama says action in Syria would be ‘limited, narrow’ -- Washington Post
Obama: Syria represents 'a challenge to the world' -- USA Today
Obama considering 'limited, narrow act' against Syria -- NBC
Obama Says Syrian Use of Chemical Arms a Challenge to the World -- Bloomberg
Syria: Obama Considers ‘Limited, Narrow’ Military Action -- Danger Room

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