Kerry: ‘Beyond A Reasonable Doubt’ Assad Conducted Gas Attack

AP

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that the United States believed “beyond a resonable doubt” the Assad regime conducted a devastating chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people last month.

“It did happen and the Assad regime did it,” Kerry said at a Senate hearing on whether to approve President Barack Obama’s request to intervene militarily in the country.

“Our intelligence community has scrubbed and descrubbed the evidence,” Kerry said, citing in part hair and blood samples collected by first responders.

“We have physical evidence of where the rockets came from and when. Not one rocket landed in regime controlled territory. All of them landed in opposition-controlled or contested territory,” Kerry added.

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