04/10/2017

Flashback: When John Kerry Said Assad Destroyed "100 Percent" Of His Chemical Weapons [Watch]

Katie Pavlich, Townhall

When Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched a chemical weapons attack on his own people in 2013, crossing President Obama's red line and killing more than 1400 innocent civilians, a military response was put aside in favor of diplomatic talks. 

The talks prompted a promise from Assad to destroy 100 percent of his chemical weapons, which the Obama administration touted as a successful concession from the regime. Then Secretary of State John Kerry argued the destruction of the chemical weapons was far more valuable than the U.S. ordering military strikes on Assad targets. 

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