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Backing up Obama’s warnings to Syria creates tough challenges on two fronts

The Washington Post, 25 March 2013
Publié le : 25 mars 2013
 Greg Miller, Joby Warrick and Karen DeYoung 
The suspicious attack that killed 26 people in northern Syria last week exposed the difficulty of determining whether the Syrian regime has resorted to using chemical weapons as well as the lingering uncertainty over how President Obama would respond if what he has called a “red line” is crossed.

Current and former U.S. officials acknowledged that confirming a small-scale chemical weapons attack poses technical challenges that have been compounded by limitations on the ability of U.S. spy agencies to gather reliable intelligence, let alone air or soil samples, inside Syria.

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