Not a single bomb has been dropped by American planes but the president’s threat of force has already produced at least one result: Syria will reportedly join the international community in opposing the use of chemical weapons according to the Associated Press.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian FM: #Syria will declare its chemical weapons arsenal, sign chemical weapons convention
— Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) September 10, 2013
The Chemical Weapons Convention currently has 189 member states. 190 if Syria signs on.