April 30, 2013
Who gets to the WMDs first? We or Al Queda?
The reality is that someone is going to get to those WMDs currently protected by the Syrian army. Someone will control them. The question is whether it will be our side or Al Qaeda. The latest is that the Syrian PM was attacked in what he thought was safe Damascus. Well, nothing is safe in Syria and specially not those WMDs that Al Qaeda is desperately trying to get their hands on. The UK press is all over this story: "The fight for al-Safira is no ordinary turf war, however, and the prize can be found behind the perimeter walls of the heavily-guarded military base on the edge of town. Inside what looks like a drab industrial estate is one of Syria's main facilities for producing chemical weapons - and among its products is sarin, the lethal nerve gas that the regime is now feared to be deploying in its bid to cling to power" Al Qaeda will challenge the aforementioned walls. They want those WMDs because it gives them the power to...(Read Full Post)