Obama Faces Limited Options In Ukraine06:40

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As the situation in Ukraine worsens, many are looking to President Obama to see how he'll respond.

The president's options are limited and thus far he's stuck to tough statements and a phone call with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

But Obama's critics are already saying that he's inept at handling foreign policy issues.

NPR's Ron Elving joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss Washington's response and options.


This segment aired on March 3, 2014.

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