Three Days in Europe: Obama Seeks International Support for Syria Strike

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  • Meet the Press
  • Global Backing
  • First Stop: Sweden
  • “On the Line”
  • Putin to Cooperate?
  • The Group of Twenty
  • Back Home on the Hill
  • Voting Day
  • A Majority Opposes
  • The Eagle Has Landed
  • Summit Showdown
  • World Leaders Arrive
  • The Last Day

Meet the Press

President Obama has taken his lobbying efforts abroad, landing in Sweden on Sept. 4 to kick off a three-day European trip to shore up support for a missile attack inside Syria. Obama will attend the G20 Summit in Russia the next day and subsequently meet with the most prominent skeptic about military intervention, President Vladmir Putin. Keep reading to learn more about this delicate moment in Obama’s presidency. Patrice Peck

(Photo: ANDERS WIKLUND/AFP/Getty Images)

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