Politics & Government

August 23, 2013 6:30 AM

Obama defends caution on Egypt and Syria

Obama called the latest potential chemical weapons attack in Syria "clearly a big event of grave concern" and said U.S. officials are pushing for "better action" from the UN -- and for the Syrian government to allow an investigation of the site.

2016 Voters Guide

Click here for this year's guide to all of the candidates.

Related content

Comments

Videos

Nation & World Videos