Guns of August …
The Obama administration asserts it can control the progress and pace of a Syrian war.
But a former U.S. Navy war planner says surgical strikes won't work. Click here for the story.
The shooting could start this Thursday, administration officials say.
Foreign Confidential analysts doubt the war can be managed to avoid spinning out of control. Syria and Iran are planning massive retaliatory strikes; and Russia could intervene.
Terrorist attacks across Europe and against the United States--from South American bases--are possible; and North Korea could seize the opportunity for aggression against South Korea.