The BBC's Jim Muir
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How will Syria react to any attack?

President Obama is considering military action against Syria in response to chemical attacks it believes were carried out by the Syrian regime.

Mr Obama said the US was looking at "limited" and "narrow" action, which raises the question of how Syria and allies such as Hezbollah may respond to any attack.

The BBC's Jim Muir considers Syria's options.

  • 31 Aug 2013
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