Trending In Our News Feeds – U.S. accuses Syria of crossing “red line.” The U.S. joined Britain, France, and Israel yesterday in accusing the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against its people. In a letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.), the White House Director for Legislative Affairs Miguel Rodriguez said members of the U.S. intelligence community possessed “varying degrees of confidence” regarding Syria’s use of chemical weapons. The accusation will likely cause President Obama to ramp up U.S. involvement in the conflict in Syria. The President has repeatedly called the use of chemical weapons a “red line” that, if crossed, would provoke American intervention. The Washington Post analyzes the situation and tells you how Obama will most likely respond. The Daily Beast reports that Syria may have just launched another chemical strike against its people.
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