On gas-attack claim, Obama is more cautious than allies
Posted: August 24, 2013 at 3:49 a.m.
President Barack Obama said reports of chemical-weapons use by Syria are “something that’s going to require America’s attention” as pressure mounted from U.S. allies to respond to an attack that opposition groups say killed at least 136 people. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Friday that President Bashar Assad’s government had carried out a toxic-gas attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta.
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