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Artist or CreatorMorten Morland
Title or CaptionHands up if you're one of the good guys!
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Published byThe Times
Date15 Jun 2013
Embedded text or transcriptsyria
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Obama; Barack (1961-)
NotesNews: "Three hundred US Marines have been deployed to northern Jordan to pave the way for the West to arm Syrian rebels. A Patriot anti-aircraft missile system, designed to protect Jordanian territory from attack by Assad missiles, has also been moved into the area. ... . Western involvement in the Syrian conflict was rapidly accelerating last night after President Obama gave the green light to arm the anti-Assad rebels. His decision followed confirmation that the Syrian dictator's regime had used chemical weapons, crossing Washington's "red line". David Cameron said that analysis at Porton Down, the chemical warfare testing centre, had concluded that President Assad's forces had used the nerve agent sarin on two occasions: at Utaybah on March 19 and at Sheikh Maqsood on April 13. . ...... " Sheera Frenkel; Michael Evans; Roland Watson The Times
Civil War
chemical weapons
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