U.S. Releases Syria Chemical Weapons Report

See the full White House report on Syrian chemical weapon use.

Syrian women hold candles and placards on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, during a vigil against the alleged chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of Damascus  outside the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla/AP)

The White House released a four-page report Friday detailing its findings about the chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of Damascus, Syria, which has sparked fear, outrage and vigils around the world.

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Hoping to build public support for an imminent military strike in Syria, the Obama administration publicly released a report Friday on the alleged use of chemical weapons August 21 by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime against rebel forces and Syrian citizens.

[GALLERY: Gas Attack Kills Hundreds in Damascus]

Britain’s parliament voted against a military intervention late Thursday, but President Barack Obama has the support of French President Francois Hollande. The American public largely opposes intervention, however, and Congress is also divided.

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