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President Obama’s Leadership Challenges At Home And Abroad

On Saturday, the U.S. and Russia reached an agreement to seize and destroy the estimated 1,000 tons of chemical weapons held in Syria. Supporters of a U.S. military strike, pushed for by President Barack Obama, said the agreement would never have been struck without the threat of force. Still, some critics charge that Obama's hand has been less than steady with regard to the conflict in Syria, and they question his ability to navigate through domestic battles, including upcoming budget and debt limit deadlines. An update on President Barack Obama's leadership challenges at home and abroad.

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