President Obama Looks at Chemical Weapons Evidence in Syria

Does intelligence warrant increased American involvement in country's civil war?
1:11 | 04/27/13

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Let's turn around they weren't now with other top stories developing this morning here on -- -- -- and dandy morning everyone reads we began with tough talk on Syria from President Obama the president responding to new evidence. That the Syrian government use chemical weapons on its own people but is there enough evidence. To act ABC's win tonight and joins us now from Washington with the latest on this morning -- -- Good morning to you run the -- comments were loaded with caveats calling the assessment. Preliminary with varying degrees of confidence about whether steering was used one source telling me overnight there's so much uncertainty who fired what. And at whom what's the motivation these are key questions at the intelligence community is trying to assess. And -- it if if it is established though that Syria was using chemical weapons against their own people what exactly are the options at the White House has to do. There are no good options really -- military action in Syria something the White House has wanted to avoid. But the focus right now really is on the intelligence picture we have no public eyewitness accounts of the government firing shells. With chemical weapons directly on civilians no definitive connection that the public at least that's -- the White House is cautious. But insisting all options are on the table will cave in -- nine reporting from Washington thanks for that.

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