US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has joined a chorus of officials claiming the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons against civilians.
Haunting images of entire families dead in their beds. Verdict is clear: Assad has used CWs against civilians in violation of int'l norm.
We're reviewing response options & consulting w/allies & partners in NY & around the world. Widespread outrage & desire for accountability.
The prospect of a US and UK military intervention in Syria appears increasingly likely, but what would an attack by western forces involve?
A textile factory in Damascus has started producing gas masks in case of a repeat of a suspected chemical attack on the area.
Western countries including the UK are considering their response to Syria as evidence of a large-scale chemical attack in Damascus mounts.