Syria chemical warfare claims aim to provoke Western intervention
Van Auken, Billhttp://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/08/22/syri-a22.html
Publisher: World Socialist Web Site
Date Written: 22/08/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15028
The unsubstantiated charges that the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack outside Damascus killing large numbers of civilians have all the hallmarks of a staged provocation aimed at provoking Western intervention.