Obama Gives Statement On Syria In Rose Garden


US President Barack Obama walks through the colonnade after... News PhotoBarack Obama,Colonnade,Diplomacy,Horizontal,International Landmark,One Person,People,Politics,Syria,US President,USA,Walking,Washington DC,White House - Washington DC,White House Rose GardenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPUS President Barack Obama walks through the colonnade after delivering a statement on Syria from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, August 31, 2013. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Obama said he had decided he would go ahead and launch military action on Syria, but he believed it was important for American democracy to win the support of lawmakers. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)