posted on Apr, 14 2003 @ 10:26 PM
It's very difficult to answer this because it would depend upon the justification offered by the US.
As a UN matter it would take a long time to get through and the US would be unwise to count on support here. Indeed, given the diplomatic mess that
resulted from the UN discussions this time, I suspect the US -if intent upon military action -would not even ask the UN.
As for "Allies": well., I think the "coalition of the willing" probably wouldn't stand up to a second test: the US has all manner of "Allies"
through NATO and other organisations of course but in all cases these alliances depend upon versions of hostility not susceptible to current US
I suspect that the US would not find allies in a confrontation with Syria - at best, covert and diplomatic support from Britain, OZ and, perhaps,