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Simpleχity;1062297430 said:
After analyzing available open-source evidence, Human Rights Watch implicates Syrian Government Forces for the Ghouta gas attacks.

http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/syria_cw0913_web.pdf
Again, after reading through the entire article it turns out to be merely speculation. Their final outcome is "strongely suggests" not "absolutely/factually clear."

Until it is clear which side actually used such weapons trying to lay blame is foolish partisanship. The UN is investigating the evidence gathered nine days ago, let them make the final determination.

The team, which included nine experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and three from the World Health Organisation, arrived at the OPCW's Hague headquarters on Saturday evening after leaving Syria early in the morning. "The evidence collected by the team will now undergo laboratory analysis and technical evaluation according to the established and recognized procedures and standards," the OPCW said in a statement. "These procedures may take up to three weeks."
Analysing Syrian chemical weapons evidence could take three weeks: agency
 

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Again, after reading through the entire article it turns out to be merely speculation. Their final outcome is "strongely suggests" not "absolutely/factually clear." Until it is clear which side actually used such weapons trying to lay blame is foolish partisanship. The UN is investigating the evidence gathered nine days ago, let them make the final determination.
Analysing Syrian chemical weapons evidence could take three weeks: agency
The UN has made it crystal clear that its investigation will not apportion blame. In lieu of the classified materials collected by state intelligence agencies, the utmost that the UN could do - like HRW above - would be to 'strongly suggest'. Such a highly flammable conclusion by the UN is correspondingly highly unlikely.
 
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