LGF Poll -What Should We Do In Syria?
‘Too little, too late’
One senior Obama administration official said the Syrian government’s announcement was too little, too late.
“If the Syrian government had nothing to hide and wanted to prove to the world that it had not used chemical weapons in this incident, it would have ceased its attacks on the area and granted immediate access to the UN — five days ago,” the official said Sunday.
“At this juncture, the belated decision by the regime to grant access to the UN team is too late to be credible, including because the evidence available has been significantly corrupted as a result of the regime’s persistent shelling and other intentional actions over the last five days,” the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly,