Feed Frenzy: Drumbeats of War

The White House moves closer to military strikes against Syria.
2:27 | 08/28/13

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Joseph Vance who's up for another American war in the Middle East. Your probable revulsion to that very thought is a big reason the White House has no easy answers. When it comes to Syria tonight. But given that President Obama believes his red line on the use of poison gas against innocents has been crossed. All signs point to American -- sliding towards another Islamic nation. And soon. The latest on the tension and tonight's -- friends. His name is -- all of sought a former eye Doctor Who -- twist of family faith became president of Syria. And now after two and a half year old civil war he is regarded as a murderous monster by America and her allies. While tens of thousands have been shot -- blown up in this conflict it was this recent spate of nerve gas attacks. That has western governments on the brink of retaliation. A -- insists the rebels and their terrorist allies unleashing this hell but. More proof today that the Obama administration isn't buying it. It's there is no doubt who is responsible. For this trade issues. And chemical weapons in Syria. The Syrian regime. So what to do. While the president is vowing no boots on the ground -- tomahawk missiles would likely fly from ships and subs in the gulf not -- -- palace. But Syrian air strips are some 100000 rockets are stored no wonder there's a run on gas masks in Israel tonight. So who else would help -- the brits France and even Turkey would support a strike but. Getting UN approval might be impossible since Syria's BFF Russia. Could veto any attack play in fact the Russian deputy prime minister tweeted today the west behaves in the Islamic world like a monkey with a grenade. And speaking of Twitter a group of how. Activist known as the Syrian electronic army seem to continue their assaults on American Media today they're suspected of breaching the security of Twitter. And shutting down the website of the New York Times. In recent months this group -- People trying really hard to impersonate them have managed to hack the web sites or Twitter feeds of the Associated Press the BBC and even harbor. Sometimes the report -- and scary information most times they just revel in their destruction. -- singing the praises of -- are almost saw.

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