Panetta Downplays Syria Chemical Weapons Fears

Says there's no new intelligence pointing to their preparation

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 11, 2012 9:44 AM CST

(Newser) – Non-news has never been so satisfying: Leon Panetta this morning announced that there's no new indication that Bashar al-Assad is preparing to use chemical weapons, explaining that related intelligence has "really kind of leveled off. ... We haven't seen anything new indicating any...   Read full story »

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