Aug 27, 2013 3:23 PM by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - International support is growing for action aimed at punishing Syria's government for allegedly using chemical weapons against rebel strongholds last week.
The 22-member Arab League says President Bashar Assad's government is to blame for the attacks. Assad calls such claims "preposterous."
Meanwhile, France says it's "ready to punish those who took the heinous decision to gas innocents."
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says U.S. forces "are ready to go," should the president order military action.
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