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US Evidence of Syria's Guilt: 'Panicked' Phone Calls

US Evidence of Syria's Guilt: 'Panicked' Phone Calls
Posted August 28th, 2013 @ 10:38am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A US government report to be released as soon as tomorrow will provide one of the final pieces of groundwork ahead of an expected strike on Syria, reports the Washington Post. The report will set out the timeline of how Bashar al-Assad's regime used chemical weapons in last week's alleged nerve agent attack outside Damascus. According to Foreign Policy, the evidence includes "panicked" phone calls between Syria's foreign ministry and the leader of a chemical weapons unit, raising the possibility that a rogue officer could have been responsible.

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