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President Obama addresses the nation Tuesday from the East Room at the White House, regarding the situation in Syria and a possible U.S. airstrike. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/POOL

Obama blends threat of attack on Syria, hope for diplomacy

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WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

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