Acknowledging that India and the US have differing views on the issue of a military strike on Syria, the Obama administration has said that the UN Security Council needs to enforce international law, but it shouldn`t be an impediment that can "protect somebody like Assad".
US President Barack Obama will hold interviews Monday with six major American television networks in another push to make the case to the public for a military strike on Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday exuded confidence that the Congress will authorise his request for a military strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians.
Obama`s decision to seek congressional authorisation for a military attack on Syria is in part his way of trying to fix a legal problem, experts say, citing the US President`s desire to distinguish himself from his predecessor.
A sixth US warship is now operating in the eastern Mediterranean, near five US destroyers armed with cruise missiles that could soon be directed against Syria as part of a "limited, precise" strike, defense officials said.