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Congressional sources indicated that the 1,429 deaths cited by the Obama administration as attributable to a chemical weapons attack on Aug. 21 in Syria may fact include casualties from conventional weapons as well. Secretary of State Kerry called for prompt disclosure by Syria of its chemical weapons arsenal. Meeting in Geneva with his Russian counterpart, Kerry pushed for the threat of military force to back up the proposed surrender of Syria's chemical weapons. Florida pastor Terry Jones was arrested for illegally transporting fuel and openly carrying a firearm yesterday as he drove with the announced intention of burning 2,998 Korans on the anniversary of 9/11.
US officials say that as many as 100 Americans are under active surveillance in the US as suspected terrorists, and that just as many have left the US to fight with al Qaeda-linked groups overseas, including about a dozen fighting with the Al Nusrah Front in Syria and some 50 who have gone to Somalia to fight with Shabaab. Two members of the 9/11 Commission called for a revision of US counterterrorism policy and the release of more of the documents found at Osama bin Laden's compound; they said al Qaeda and its affiliates are now active in "some 16 different theaters of operation," twice as many as five years ago.