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Sep
13
2013

Obama is now pursuing a plan where the Syrian regime would hand over control of its chemical weapons. We take a closer look at how the Obama administration is attempting to pursue a diplomatic resolution while keeping military action as a viable option. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Peter Baker, New York Times; James Kitfield, National Journal; and Karen Tumulty, Washington Post.

On the Webcast Extra: It was just two weeks ago that Obama agreed to let Congress vote on U.S. action in Syria. Panelists consider what would have happened if they voted against intervention. Would Obama be discredited as a global leader? How would U.S. allies in the Middle East react? Panelists also examine the Obama/Putin relationship. Did a new alliance help the U.S. avoid military action?