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August 24, 2013 9:41 pm

As Inquiry Goes on, U.S. Naval Forces Move Closer to Syria

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AP – WASHINGTON – U.S. intelligence officials sought Saturday to determine whether Syria’s government unleashed a deadly chemical weapons attack on its people. At the same time, the Obama administration prepared for a possible military response by moving naval forces closer to Syria.

Meeting on the issue Saturday with his national security team, President Barack Obama received a detailed review of the range of options he has requested for the U.S. and its international partners to respond if the fact-finding process concludes that Syrian President Bashar Assad engaged in deadly chemical warfare, the White House said.

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  • judy silver-shapiro

    Pres Obama and his TRIOKA, the woeful John Kerry-Sec’y Of State, Chuck hagel-the self-outing ANTI SEMITIC Def Sec’y and Convert to Islam, John Brennan-CIA chief, are all ‘fiddling while Rome burns.’ During the past 5 years Obama has repeatedly taken a negative position toward our ALLY-IN-CHIEF, ISRAEL. Obama is clueless on Syria just like he is on Mitzrayim (Egypt), where he still won’t break away from and resolutely condemn either Morsi or the MB (muslim brotherhood). His half-brother Malik obama is a member of the MB. He is the most hostile-sitting US Pres in history, and his inaction with regard to crises throughout the muslim world has made America the butt of jokes internationally.