1. French clip on Assad’s reaction to new decision?
The US has a plan to help Syria’s rebels bring down the Assad regime after launching military strikes, President Obama has said.
Mr Obama said again that military action against Syria would be “limited” but suggested a strike would go further than simply punishing President Bashar al Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
The president said he was confident that Congress would vote in favour of military action and called for a prompt vote on the issue.
More to come. H/T M and Softly Bob