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White House: Syria crosses 'red line' with use of chemical weapons on its people

White House: Syria crosses 'red line' with use of chemical weapons on its people
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POSTED: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 4:39pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:29am

U.S. official: Sarin gas used

The White House acknowledged Thursday the Syrian government has used chemical weapons, including the nerve agent sarin, on a small scale a number of times, according to a statement.

The administration also indicated it will increase the "scope and scale of assistance" to rebels in Syria following its acknowledgment that the Bashar al-Assad government has used chemical weapons in the civil war, according to the statement.

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From the CIA playbook..Playing the chem war card
From Clintons playbook, when scandals get bad, start a war - no American supports this, but govt. does it anyway
3 weeks ago the UN announced "concrete" evidence Rebel forces had used sarin nerve gas, now Whitehouse says Syria...I don't believe the Whitehouse on any issue.

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