|rakshas||Date: Wednesday, 28-August-2013, 11:45 AM | Message # 1|
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Western allies say they are ready to launch military strikes against Syria within hours. US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel has said that US forces in the region are "ready to go."
President Obama has yet to make a decision on armed intervention amid calls for him to seek legitimacy from Congress before US forces act.
Convinced that Assad gassed Syrians, the United States has identified targets for attack.
The U.S. and its allies are working on plans for military strikes against Syria. The White House says blame for last week's chemical weapons attack in Damascus lies squarely with the Assad regime. The Arab League has now thrown its weight behind Washington's judgment.For its part, Syria has challenged the western powers to provide evidence.Al Jazeera's James Bays reports.