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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons #1064486

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks on the deaths of Syrian civilians after a chemical attack noted; photos shown. [KERRY – calls the slaughter a moral obscenity.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) The US options for a military strike in Syria reviewed; warships in the eastern Mediterranean pictured; details given about a possible cruise missile attack. [KERRY – says President Obama believes there must be accountability…]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The Syrian civil war reviewed.

(Istanbul: Holly Williams) U.N. inspections of the site of the chemical weapons attack featured; scenes shown from Damascus of the inspectors’ convoy under fire, injured people, including children. [Dr. Ghazwan BORDONI‡- comments on the blood samples from the victims.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) Obama’s meeting with his national security team, including National Intelligence director James Clapper, about the attack on civilians reviewed.

Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David;
Williams, Holly;
Garrett, Major

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