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Syria/ Civil War / Chemical Weapons / Mueller Interview #1050250

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Syria: Martha Raddatz) The question of whether the Syrian government used chemical weapons against the opposition in the civil war examined; video and photos shown of bodies dead and dying; details given of denials from Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's regime. [State Department spokeswoman Jen PSAKI†- cites the casualty estimates.]

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Pierre Thomas) The concern expressed by outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller† about radical Americans fighting in the civil war in Syria and how they could pose a terrorism threat for the US discussed. [MUELLER - explains the potential problems with radicals.]

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha;
Thomas, Pierre

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