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Obama, Syria and chemical weapons

Glowpun

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How much more information does Obama need regarding Syria's use of chemical weapons against the rebels?

Did not the former president Clinton warn him about appearing to be indecisive or a wust?
 

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He's already begun supporting the rebels, so I don't know what you're rampaging about.
 

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He's already begun supporting the rebels, so I don't know what you're rampaging about.
There has been TALK of supporting the rebels, not sure it has happened yet.
 

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How much more information does Obama need regarding Syria's use of chemical weapons against the rebels?
There's still a lot of uncertainty. From The Washington Post:

Despite months of laboratory testing and scrutiny by top U.S. scientists, the Obama administration’s case for arming Syria’s rebels rests on unverifiable claims that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people, according to diplomats and experts.

The United States, Britain and France have supplied the United Nations with a trove of evidence, including multiple blood, tissue and soil samples, that U.S. officials say proves that Syrian troops used the nerve agent sarin on the battlefield. But the nature of the physical evidence — as well as the secrecy over how it was collected and analyzed — has opened the administration to criticism by independent experts, who say there is no reliable way to assess its authenticity.


In Syrian chemical weapons claim, criticism about lack of transparency - The Washington Post
 
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