White House officials are all but completely convinced that Syria’s government is guilty of using chemical weapons, greatly increasing the chances of a U.S. military strike.

“There is very little doubt at this point that a chemical weapon was used by the Syrian regime against civilians in this incident,” a senior administration official told The Hill on Sunday.

That determination was based on intelligence gathered from the attack sites in Syria by American and allied intelligence officials, as well as “witness accounts” of the strikes.

Administration officials have yet to determine whether the attacks were launched by forces loyal to embattled President Bashar Assad.

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