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US 'Ready to Go': What Syria Strike Could Look Like

US 'Ready to Go': What Syria Strike Could Look Like
Posted August 27th, 2013 @ 9:01am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– With John Kerry blasting the "screaming" evidence of a chemical weapons attack in Syria, the Obama administration is moving closer to launching a military strike on the country. On Saturday, President Obama held a three-hour meeting with his national security team on the issue, and CBS News last night shared three notable details by way of sources: There was absolutely no questioning the use of force, Obama wants the public to see a declassified report backing a potential military move before that force is used (CBS says it could be out today or tomorrow), and the president has ordered the presentation of legal justifications for a strike. Chuck Hagel, for his part, tells the BBC that the military is "ready to go" and prepped to "comply with whatever option the president wishes to take."

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