A U.S. intelligence report released Friday by the Obama Administration indicates that they knew about a chemical attack by the Syrian military three days before it happened
Officials refused to answer whether or not they warned rebels before the August 21 attack on a suburb of Damascus
Members of the opposition say they were given no advance warning
According to U.S. estimates, 1,429 people died in the nerve-gas attack including 426 children
In his press conference Saturday, President Barack Obama said that there was ‘overwhelming evidence’ Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack against rebels in the suburbs of Damascus on August 21.
What he didn’t mention was that his administration knew about the alleged nerve-gas attack three days before it happened.
At a U.S. intelligence briefing Friday afternoon, senior administration officials disclosed that there were indications three days prior that an attack was coming.
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