24 Aug '13, 3pm

#Syria live blog: #US naval forces allegedly move closer as #Obama considers #military option

US naval forces are moving closer to Syria as President Barack Obama considers military options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. The president emphasised that a quick intervention in the Syrian civil war was problematic, given the international considerations that should precede a military strike. The White House said the president would meet on Saturday with his national security team to consider possible next steps by the United States. Officials say once the facts are clear, Obama will make a decision about how to proceed. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel declined to discuss any specific force movements while saying that Obama had asked the Pentagon to prepare military options for Syria. US defence officials told The Associated Press news agency that the Navy had sent a fourth warship armed with ballistic missiles into the east...

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