On Background  ·   September 12, 2013

Schiff 'encouraged' by Assad's offer

- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he is willing to hand over control of his country’s chemical weapons if the U.S. stops threatening military action. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) weighs in on Assad's offer and on Russian President Vladimir Putin's New York Times op-ed. ()

- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he is willing to hand over control of his country’s chemical weapons if the U.S. stops threatening military action. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) weighs in on Assad's offer and on Russian President Vladimir Putin's New York Times op-ed. ()

Schiff 'encouraged' by Assad's offer (14:05)

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