Middle East

Analysts: US Will Launch Targeted Attack on Syriai
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August 28, 2013
U.S. officials say there is no doubt that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against its own people. The Obama administration is considering a response to what it calls a blatant violation of international laws by Damascus. Opponents of President Bashar al-Assad support a comprehensive attack on his forces and his removal from power. But analysts say a U.S. strike will be limited to destroying Syria's chemical weapons facilities. Zlatica Hoke has this report.

Analysts: US Will Launch Targeted Attack on Syria

Published August 28, 2013

U.S. officials say there is no doubt that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against its own people. The Obama administration is considering a response to what it calls a blatant violation of international laws by Damascus. Opponents of President Bashar al-Assad support a comprehensive attack on his forces and his removal from power. But analysts say a U.S. strike will be limited to destroying Syria's chemical weapons facilities. Zlatica Hoke has this report.


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