April 26, 2013

US Defense Sec. Hagel 'confident' chemical weapons used in Syria

The US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said his intelligence services have, quote, 'some confidence', that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons on a small scale.

He said it's believed the nerve agent sarin was deployed against civilians and rebel fighters.


- U.S. Says It Suspects Assad Used Chemical Weapons (video) - NY Times
- What are the pros and cons of intervention in Syria for Obama administration? (video) - The Washington Post

IDF official: Assad regime is using chemical weapons - JPost

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