Whoops. U.S. claiming it knew of preparations for chem attack in Syria three days before it happened. Of course, could be blowing smoke, so to speak, but raises question: Why didn't we notify Syria's rebels. They get it, apparently, as this makes clear, from Foreign Policy.
Saturday update: After criticism from its public editor, NYT finally with a couple tough pieces on risks of attacking Syria now.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Did We Know About Chem Attack in Advance?
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