Putin's Chess Game in Syria Again Forces Obama to Recalculate

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner on Sept. 19, 2015, in Washington.

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Once again, Vladimir Putin is forcing Barack Obama to respond to bold moves on the geopolitical chess board.

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