Rebel advocate: Obama's call for Syria probe 'a bluff'

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BERLIN — Supporters of rebels fighting to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad expressed disappointment Tuesday at President Obama's insistence that the United States needs more facts about Assad's use of chemical weapons before ordering American response.

"Obama will never get the concrete evidence he wants unless there's a full U.N. investigation, to which Assad will not agree," said Abdulwahab Omar, a Syrian anti-Assad activist based in London.

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