Pentagon official on background:
"We believe.…" "We think.…" "We suspect.…."
Again no evidence.
Pentagon on Friday laid out its case for why it believes the Syrian regime conducted the April 4 chemical weapons attack, which led to President Trump ordering a cruise missile strike against a Syrian military airbase.So the US violated international law (UN Charter) and US law (50 U.S.C. 1541–1548) based on belief without an investigation.
Pentagon Official: ‘No Credible Alternative’ to Syrian Regime Carrying Out Chemical Attack