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Is Western Intervention Warranted if Chemical Weapons Used?

  • Aired: 08/22/2013
  • 07:12
  • Rating: NR
If United Nations investigators prove that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons in a recent attack on Syrian civilians, do Western nations have a moral obligation to act? Margaret Warner gets debate from Robert Zarate of the Foreign Policy Initiative and Joshua Landis of the University of Oklahoma.
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