What to do about Syria's chemical weapons if Assad falls

It's a question that looms larger the weaker the Syrian regime becomes. That's because the number one candidate to acquire those weapons is Hezb'allah. They would be the most organized of any terrorist group and would no doubt get help from their paymasters in Iran. Israel is not unconcious to this possibility, as Fox News reports: Sources close to the Israel Defense Force told FoxNews.com soldiers have been put on standby and are ready to move, while civilian demand for gas masks has jumped 66 percent over the last few weeks from 2,200 to 3,700 per day. The fears center around the prospect of Hezbollah getting Syrian chemical weapons as the Assad regime shows imminent signs of collapse. "Israel...will not hold back and will respond decisively if this happens," Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said. Hezbollah, (the Islamic militant group based in south Lebanon, supported by both Syria and Iran), who has long called for the destruction of Israel, is the prime...(Read Full Post)

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