Obama Says Syria Action Is Sign Putin’s Leadership Slipping

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A Syrian rebel walks the streets of Aleppo, Syria.

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Russia’s military action in Syria is evidence that President Vladimir Putin’s hold on leadership is eroding, President Barack Obama said in an interview with "60 Minutes."

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