Free Syrian Army: Obama decision is 'backpedalling'

NBC News foreign correspondent Richard Engel said the opposition Free Syrian Army has called Obama's decision to seek Congression approval is "backpedalling."

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Very negative reaction from free syrian army. Saying obama delay will hurt them, calls it backpedaling. #syria

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Syria ready for US 'aggression'

President Bashar al-Assad has said Syria is capable of confronting any "external aggression", Reuters reports, citing state television. The United States are seeking approval from Congress to take military action.