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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons / US / A Discussion #1050604

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The US readiness for military actions against Syria for using chemical weapons against the opposition re-introduced; map shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live in-studio discussion held with CNN military analyst retired Maj. Gen. James "Spider" Marks, Inst. for the Study of War analyst Chris Harmer and Daily Beast columnist Andrew Slater† about US options in Syria. [MARKS - says the message about what the US will do is confusing, but there will be precise intelligence to eliminate Syrian military capabilities; raises the issue of regime change.] [HARMER - explains the problems with a limited strike option; outlines bad and horrible options in attacking chemical weapons sites.] [SLATER - questions an American operation in Syria.]

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