29 Aug '13, 11am

AP sources: Intelligence on weapons no 'slam dunk': The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar... #airforce

AP sources: Intelligence on weapons no 'slam dunk': The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar... #airforce

WASHINGTON — The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar Assad or his inner circle to an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed at least 100 people is no “slam dunk,” with questions remaining about who actually controls some of Syria’s chemical weapons stores and doubts about whether Assad himself ordered the strike, U.S. intelligence officials say. President Barack Obama declared unequivocally Wednesday that the Syrian government was responsible , while laying the groundwork for an expected U.S. military strike. “We have concluded that the Syrian government in fact carried these out,” Obama said in an interview with “NewsHour” on PBS. “And if that’s so, then there need to be international consequences.” However, multiple U.S. officials used the phrase “not a slam dunk” to describe the intelligence picture — a reference to then-CIA Director George Tenet’s insiste...

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