Transcript for US Reportedly Begins Surveillance Flights Over Syria
We begin with the US taking a dramatic step forward in the fight against Islamic militants in Syria. The Associated Press -- overnight that surveillance flights have begun indicating airstrikes could be next inside the war torn country. A significant step toward military action in Syria. This morning President Obama has authorized surveillance flights over the country in what could be a warm up for air strikes against -- -- The jihadist group fighting the government forces there I've been in -- in the Middle East very nearly fifty years and I've never seen in the likeness. The administration has long resisted military operations in Syria a country ravaged by a three year civil war. But that approach appears to be shifting following the murder of American journalist James Foley. At the hands of crisis when potential target the northern Syrian city. Of -- And spices strong Mo Rocca is about the safest care treat for the Islamic state that -- -- -- by analyzing the fully execution -- experts believe this is where Foley was killed and -- three remaining hostages might be held meantime authorities believe they are closer to identifying -- -- -- -- facial recognition experts -- exists likeness of the possible killer clean shaven. And with a mustache. Cops -- officials say yesterday any US airstrikes without consent from Syria would be considered an act of aggression.
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