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August 25 2013

Syria lets U.N. inspect gas attack site, Washington says too late | Reuters

Syria lets U.N. inspect gas attack site, Washington says too late | Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/25/us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE97K0EL20130825

(Reuters) - Syria agreed on Sunday to let the United Nations inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, but a U.S. official said such an offer was “too late to be credible” and Washington was all but certain the government had gassed its own people.

The U.S. remarks appeared to signal that a military response was more likely. A senior senator said he believed President Barack Obama would ask for authorization to use force when Congress returns from recess next month.

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