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Obama blends threat of attack, hope of diplomacy
Just over an hour ago, President Obama addressed the nation tonight to talk about how he plans to move forward on Syria.
The President says a new, diplomatic solution could head off the need for air strikes, which many in congress and across American oppose..
Here are a few of the main points from his speech.
John Kerry to meet with Russia Thurs.
Put forward a resolution through UN Security Council.
Military will keep position.
Syria has agreed to give up its chemical weapons to Russia.
Secretary of State, John Kerry, wants an agreement in writing.
Kerry says the decision must be in a binding UN Security Council resolution that sets consequences if Syria does not comply.
President Obama has agreed to hear discussions on the proposal.
But has not stopped plans yet for a military strike.