News Brief 8/27/2013, Elul 21, 5773
Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’
The United States may launch strikes against the Syrian regime “as early as Thursday,” senior U.S. officials have told NBC News.
Other officials previously said that America is unlikely to attack in Syria before Sunday, when the United Nations delegation currently in the Syria leaves the country.
Over the past 48 hours U.S. leaders have held a whirlwind round of consultations with leaders from around the world, including Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, French President Francois Hollande, and leaders in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.