UNITED NATIONS -- In fiery speeches to the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin went head to head. Well, 90 minutes apart, but still.
“Realism .... requires a managed transition away from Assad and to a new leader,” said Obama of the situation in Syria.
"We think it is an enormous mistake to refuse to cooperate with the Syrian government and its armed forces,” Putin said later on.
Syria and terrorism in the Middle East are hot topics at the U.N. Other world leaders also took the stage.