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  9/4/2013, Elul 29, 5773

France to Debate Syria Intervention

The Government of France will debate the prospect of intervening in the Syrian civil war. The debate, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, follows similar debates in the United States and the United Kingdom over military strikes to take out any chemical weapons housed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. An incident on August 21st near the Syrian capital of Damascus resulted innumerous casualties, allegedly from poison gas.