— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) August 30, 2013
This apparently is the first time since 1812, that the British haven’t backed our military play. Nice going, Obama!
President Obama’s attempts to form a coalition of nations willing to attack Syria appear to be splintering.
The biggest blow was dealt by the normally reliable Brits, whose Parliament stunned Obama on Thursday by voting down Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposal to join the attack on Bashar Assad’s government.
With Germany already saying no, the President was left with France, whose president, Francois Hollande, said its troops “have been put in a position to respond.”