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

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.