President Obama has asked Congress to approve military action in the country.
NATO is calling for a firm international response to the Syrian crisis.
The American Secretary of State, John Kerry, says the US has evidence that a sarin gas attack was ordered by President Assad's regime.
President Barack Obama has asked Congress for formal approval of a US-led military intervention.
Christian writer and adviser to Barack Obama, Jim Wallis, says he is hoping for a humanitarian international response.
Speaking to Premier's Political Editor, Martyn Eden, he made it clear he doesn't think military action is the answer:
Downing Street has said that the government has no plan to hold a secondary Parliamentary vote on military action, even if American approves it.
The Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Revd Stephen Platten, is the Church of England's lead Bishop on Foreign Affairs. He told Premier's News Hour Parliament may need to reconsider its position:
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