Sooner or later a U.S. military strike will happen in Syria

Depending on U.S. allies, the time table on keeping the peace in Syria may be coming to an end sooner than later reports

Despite indications that the Obama administration is leaning toward a military strike in Syria, the U.S. could be hamstrung by its own desire to wait for the say-so from top U.S. allies.

Secretary of State John Kerry plans to deliver a statement about Syria at 2 p.m. ET in Washington. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, earlier, said Monday that the U.S. would only act in coordination with the international community, according to Reuters.

If President Obama’s weekend phone calls are any indication — he spoke with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande — that means Britain and France. But those nations could take longer than the U.S. to prepare for a possible strike, in response to an alleged chemical gas attack by the Assad regime.

Sometimes it takes action soon after to stop an issue becoming bigger…

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