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‘US to release report in coming days justifying Syria strike’

Posted By admin On August 27, 2013 @ 9:50 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
August 27, 2013

President Barack Obama has ordered his national security team to prepare a declassified report for public release before any military strike in Syria commences, CBS News reported on Monday.

Obama made the request at a Saturday White House meeting of his national security team [2], in which according to CBS, there was a consensus opinion about the need to respond military to alleged chemical weapons use [3] by the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad last week.

CBS reported that the declassified report, presenting what the US believes is an “airtight circumstantial case” that the Assad regime was behind the chemical attack that killed more than one thousand people last week, would be released publicly “in a day or two.”

A visibly angry Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday [4]that it was “undeniable” the Assad regime has used chemical weapons on a massive scale, and that Obama would respond strongly.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.jpost.com/International/US-to-release-report-in-coming-days-justifying-Syria-strike-324380

[2] Saturday White House meeting of his national security team: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Obama-views-options-on-Syria-with-security-team-324146

[3] alleged chemical weapons use: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Assad-forces-allegedly-use-chemical-agents-in-bombardment-killing-hundreds-323754

[4] said on Monday: http://www.jpost.com/International/Kerry-Chemical-weapons-use-in-Syria-is-undeniable-324341

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