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John Kerry: Syria guilty of ‘a moral obscenity’

Washington warned Syria on Monday it would face action over the “moral obscenity” of a chemical weapons attack, as UN inspectors braved sniper fire to gather evidence about the incident. Speaking amid reports that Washington and its allies are preparing to launch a punitive cruise missile strike on Syrian targets,…

Military response to chemical weapons attack from West on table despite decision to allow inspectors in

by Martin Chulov in Beirut Syria appears to have bowed to international pressure to allow UN investigators to travel to the scene of last week’s chemical weapons attack in Damascus, allowing a forensic science team to visit the site today. The green light for the UN inspection came almost five…