As the showdown with Syria intensifies a local expert explains exactly what we can expect if the U.S. does not takes military action.
"More innocent men, women and children will die and the death toll will continue to rise."
Former UN ambassadoar Nancy Soderberg says the United States is the soul super power of the world and can not just sit by while another country violates international bans on the use of chemical weapons.
"He's not going to war with Syria. He's not trying to overthrow the regime."
She says the President is simply trying to enforce the international ban on the use of chemical weapons. She believes the president will act regardless of Congressional approval. However, she says it would be much stronger with the support of Congress.