Dictator and war criminal Assad (and his Russian colleague Putin) must be smiling: Obama's bomb strikes will be brief and strictly limited:
An American military attack on Syria could begin as early as Thursday and will
involve three days of missile strikes, according to "senior U.S. officials"
talking to NBC News. The Washington Post has the bombing at "no more than two
days," though long-range bombers could "possibly" join the missiles. "Factors
weighing into the timing of any action include a desire to get it done before
the president leaves for Russia next week," reports CNN, citing a "senior
Assad is most likely already celebrating, but Obama has to wait for the champagne until he meets his "reset" partner Putin in St. Petersburg next week.