Volume 91 Issue 25 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: June 24, 2013 | Web Date: June 20, 2013

Administration Claims Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Investigation: White House has yet to detail evidence
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Syria, chemical weapons, White House

Conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has used chemical weapons against his own people, killing up to 150 and possibly more in the past year, has been claimed by the White House.

But the Obama Administration did not provide details of what evidence it has and how it was obtained. Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Benjamin J. Rhodes said on June 13 that the U.S. is not yet . . .

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