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Officials: Preliminary results show
chemical weapons not used in Syria

CNN, by Barbara Starr*

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Posted By:HoraceR, 3/21/2013 6:19:22 PM

The United Nations will launch an investigation into Syrian claims that rebels used chemical weapons against its troops, even as U.S. officials told CNN Thursday that initial intelligence reports suggest no such weapons were used. The announcement follows days of claims by the Syrian government and rebel that the each used chemical weapons against the other side, allegations that have raised concern the ongoing civil war had entered a new, more deadly phase. U.S. President Barack Obama and other American officials have said in recent days there was no evidence to substantiate the reports that

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It´s not in either side´s best interest to use Chemical weapons at this time. If they are used no one will have to wonder who launched them.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HoraceR, 3/21/2013 6:20:43 PM     (No. 9237466)

* and Chelsea J. Carter and Amir Ahmed

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LadyVet, 3/21/2013 6:56:15 PM     (No. 9237521)

Whew! That was close. Now we won´t need to make a decision. --B.O.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 3/21/2013 7:43:01 PM     (No. 9237573)

The Supreme Choomer is just trying to cook up a reason to justify supporting the militant Islamic rebels the same sneaky way he did it in Libya.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: KTWO, 3/21/2013 8:07:58 PM     (No. 9237598)

I agree, neither side will gain by using them. Unless they can successfully lie and put the blame on the other side.

In war Truth is always the first casualty. And again each day.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mean Gene, 3/21/2013 8:22:10 PM     (No. 9237619)

What REAL Emergency Room have you ever seen with 20 or so ´´doctors´´ all dressed alike (and completely clean) standing around like an audience?
I knew this was a PR fantasy the moment I saw that video.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 3/21/2013 8:24:20 PM     (No. 9237621)

And TWA 800 was a center fuel tank explosion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nimby, 3/21/2013 8:52:33 PM     (No. 9237663)

Is this another Bengazhi story being circulated? Who will be on the Sunday morning rounds I wonder?

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