TODAY | August 23, 2013
>>> where a civil war sharply divided senior white house advisors over a moral delima. how far should the u.s. go to stop the violence when actions could lead to war with syria. president obama addressed that issue in an interview earlier this morning.
>> that starts getting to core national interests that the united states has. both in terms of us making sure that weapons are mass destruction are not proliferating as well as needing to protect our allies, our bases in the region. this is something that is going to require america's attention and hopefully the entire international community 's attention.