NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the NATO decision on whether to put missiles on the border with Turkey, would be made later today. The United States Mission to NATO's official twitter account said:
We would expect allies to make a decision later today-- @andersfoghr on Tukey's request for patriot missiles
General Richard Myers has told ITV News that the real threat in Syria is from Islamist groups using chemical weapons - not President Assad.
NATO agrees to deploys Patriot missiles along the Syria/Turkey border but denies claims that it is taking an active role in the conflict.