WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses nation on prospect of attack on Syria

By Arturo Garcia
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 20:45 EDT
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President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the issue of a possible U.S. military attack against Syria at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday.

On Monday, Obama said in an interview with ABC News that Syria’s response to a Russian proposal to give up its chemical weapon stockpile was a “modestly positive development,” acknowledging that Syrian compliance with such a plan would take a U.S. strike off the table.

The address takes place hours after Obama reportedly told senators to delay a vote on whether to approve an attack while seeing if Syria’s reported acceptance of the Russian offer plays out in full.

Watch Obama’s remarks, as aired by NBC News, below.

Arturo Garcia
Arturo Garcia
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
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