President Barack Obama: 'No decision yet' on Syria
29 August 2013 Last updated at 06:04 BST
US President Barack Obama has said the US has concluded that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attacks near Damascus.
However in an interview broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service, Mr Obama said he had not yet made a decision on a military strike against Syria.
His comments follow a day of behind-the-scenes wrangling at the UN and while UN weapons inspectors are still investigating the attack claims.
Ben Geoghegan reports.