Fact check: The Obama speech
- Published: 11 Sep 2013 at 12.02
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An occasional look at claims by public figures that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story. By the Associated Press
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama voiced his conviction Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Thailand time) that Syrian President Bashar Assad was to blame for deadly chemical attacks against civilians, but again he offered no proof.
A look at his remarks to the nation, seeking support for a military strike against Syria, and how they compare with the facts as publicly known:
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