Text: US assessment of Syrian chemical attack

Unclassified report from US government outlines conclusions about alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus suburbs.

    Embedded below is the text of a four-page document released by the White House on August 30, 2013, outlining the US government's conclusions that "the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21".

    The document was released to help make the case for possible US-led military action against Syria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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