The United States Government assesses with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21, 2013. We further assess that the regime used a nerve agent in the attack.
United Nations experts investigating last week's suspected chemical weapons attack near the Syrian capital began the last day of their probe on Friday by interviewing soldiers allegedly affected by the attack at a military hospital in Damascus.
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The Obama administration cranked up its call for intervention in Syria on Friday, releasing a detailed intelligence report on last week's chemical weapons attack as Secretary of State John Kerry said there's "no doubt" the Assad regime was behind this "crime against humanity."