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Barack Obama Statement Re: Syria #1058580

MSNBC Special for Saturday, Aug 31, 2013

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  • Live MSNBC coverage and analysis of President Barack Obama's statement at the White House re: US options in response to violent events in Syria.
  • Analysis includes the participation of former US Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State PJ Crowley, "Washington Post" reporter David Nakamura, former US Ambassador to Morocco Marc Ginsberg, retired US Army General Barry McCaffrey, former Biden Chief Economist Jared Bernstein, Gayle Lemmon of the Council on Foreign Relations, Reuters columnist David Rohde, "Chicago Sun-Times" Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet, retired Colonel Jack Jacobs, Mercy Corps Jordan Director Rob Maroni, Mouaz Moustafa of the Syrian Emergency Task Force, George Mason University Professor Bassam Haddad, and Matt Welch of "Reason Magazine", and taped excerpts of statements by Secretary of State John Kerry.
  • Reporter(s):
    Welker, Kristen;
    Abawi, Atia;
    Simmons, Keir;
    Miklaszewski, Jim;
    Mitchell, Andrea;
    Todd, Chuck;
    Engel, Richard;
    Gregory, David;
    Mohyeldin, Ayman

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