(CNN) – Facing weak support for U.S. military action, President Barack Obama said that a plan suggested by Russia to have Syria hand over its chemical arsenal to international control could avert American strikes “if it’s real.”
Syria’s prime minister said Damascus supports the Russian initiative. Will Moscow’s proposal delay an Obama strike? And how can Obama sway Americans to support military action? Obama’s remarks in his televised address to the nation at 9 p.m. Tuesday will be crucial.