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    Inside Syria - Can Obama win support for a strike on Syria?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    US President Barack Obama is still seeking support for military strikes against Bashar al-Assad's forces. Obama says the Syrian regime must be punished for an alleged chemical attack on civilians last month. But he has a long way to go to convince legislators at home, and would-be allies abroad. So who is on what side and for what reasons? Will President Obama be able to convince his allies, the US Congress and the US public to support a strike on Syria? Inside Syria is joined by guests: Richard Murphy, a former US ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia; Saleh Mubarak from the Syrian National Council; and Vyacheslav Matuzov, a former Russian diplomat and currently the chairman of the Russian Friendship Society with Arab Countries.