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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the surprises about a potential US military strike against Syria examined. [On "CBS This Morning," Syrian President Bashir al-ASSAD - says you have to expect everything in the region, including chemical weapons.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's new program starting tonight "AC360 Later" noted. Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The circumstantial evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria reviewed; scenes shown of victims in the hospital; details given about the possibility Assad may not have authorized the use of chemical weapons. [Secretary of State John KERRY - says there are facts about the weapons' use.] [Deputy national security advisor Tony BLINKEN- says Assad is in control of the chemical weapons program.] [Representative Buck McKEON- wants more information.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with The Daily Beast Christopher Dickey, CNN's Fran Townsend and Brookings Inst. Michael Doran about military action against Syria. [TOWNSEND - says the president has to make the case about why this is in the national interest; offers perspectives on the chemical attacks against rebel-held areas; agrees this is a sham.] [DORAN - suggests why Assad may have used the weapons near Damascus; suggests Assad is back in his comfort zone with Obama backing off.] [DICKEY - calls Assad duplicitous.] Other material: [On CBS< ASSAD - speaks about WMD in Iraq and how Secretary of State John Kerry did not present evidence.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Sciutto, Jim
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