Obama administration drums up Syria support

US President faces daunting task to convince Congress, as majority of Americans oppose intervention.

    The US President, Barack Obama, faces the daunting task of trying to convince politicians returning from summer holidays to agree to on his plans for military strikes on Syria.

    But a majority of Americans still believe the US should not intervene in Syria. 

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.