American politicians often call the U.S. an exceptional country. But when it comes to action in Syria, does America really want to stand out from the rest of the world? Russian President Vladimir Putin says no and calls American exceptionalism dangerous. Christine Romans asks how special we really are.
Is postponing an attack on Syria putting American political dysfunction on display to the rest of the world? John Berman asks Christiane Amanpour how squabbling in Washington could hurt American interests abroad.
Oil prices are at a two-year high as investors worry about a U.S. strike in Syria and ongoing turmoil in the middle east. John Berman explains why the U.S. is more prepared to deal with supply disruptions than it was in 2003.