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Poll: Assad crossed the 'red line,' what should we do?
A top national security official revealed Thursday afternoon that U.S. intelligence services has made a "high-confidence assessment" that Syrian government forces -- and only those forces -- have used chemical weapons. According to Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security advisor, Syrian President Bashar Assad's troops has used the deadly nerve agent sarin and other chemical weapons "on a small scale" multiple times over the past year.
By Jon Healey
June 14, 2013