"The agency finally weighed in and came up with a conclusion that most governments came up with years ago,” says one former weapons inspector. But “you can’t ignore the timing. … This is throwing down the gauntlet against Syria." With Bashar Assad’s regime violently cracking down following mass protests, the West is itching to take action. “As soon as the report is out, we will begin” drafting a resolution to refer the matter to the Security Council, one Western diplomat promises. Click for more on the IAEA's report on Iran.