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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons #1064549

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
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(Washington: Scott Pelley) PBS interview with President Obama about US plans to retaliate against the Syrian regime after a poison gas attack on civilians noted. [OBAMA – describes the US message to Syria.]

(Pentagon: David Martin) The US plans for a strike in Syria reviewed; details given about firepower in the area and British Prime Minister David Cameron’s position. [State Department spokeswoman Marie HARF††- says we believe the U.N. inspection has passed the point where it can be credible.] The outcome of quick air strikes in the past noted.

(Washington: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(On the Turkey-Syria border: Holly Williams) The latest developments in the aftermath of the chemical weapons attack updated; scenes shown of refugees at the Syria-Turkey border, U.N. inspectors in Damascus. [Syrian REFUGEE – says he is afraid for his family and he wishes America would finish Syrian President Bashir al-Assad.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David;
Williams, Holly
Duration:
00:04:50

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