So, the action may start after a lot of talking.
• gold price shot up
• oil price shot up
• US stocks mostly down
Russian FM Lavrov gave a long winded, rambling, confused and pointless speech.
Some Syrian ministers very cocky - keep saying if you got evidence that we did it, show us.
But when UN inspectors try to check, snipers shoot up their cars. In the mean time, Syrian artillery shell the affected towns non-stop for 5 days to destroy evidence.
• Iran make threats
• Russia make threats
• Syria make threats
to try and dissuade US-UK missile strike.
If Syria is stupid enough to touch Israel, then Assad is gone-case. IDF don't talk, they act. Unlike North Korea - all talk and no action.
Jordan is worried of a spill over and mass their military on the border.