Obama: Chemical weapon would alter Syrian equation

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says U.S. thinking on possible military involvement in Syria would change if chemical or biological weapons came into play in the Syrian civil war.

Speaking to reporters on Monday, Obama said the use of such weapons of mass destruction, which Syria has, would widen the conflict considerably.

Obama said, quote: "It doesn't just include Syria. It would concern allies in the region, including Israel, and it would concern us."

Obama warned the regime of President Bashar Assad -- and "other players on the ground" -- that the use or movement of such weapons would be a "red line" for the United States.

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  • by JK Location: GJ on Aug 20, 2012 at 01:51 PM
    It sounds like Obama wants a war with Syria! This guy has got to go...
  • by Anonymous on Aug 20, 2012 at 01:09 PM
    So, what will he do send him a "Letter", he killed off a lot of “seal team 6” with his in house leaks. So tell me who is financing these so-called rebels?
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      by Anonymous on Aug 20, 2012 at 02:56 PM in reply to
      yes, the navy shelled the seal team during grenada.
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