Alarming reports that Syrian military is preparing to use chemical weapons

As Assad's slow motion destruction continues and the rebels move ever closer to taking Damascus, it is possible that in bid to take Syria with him, the Syrian president would use chemical weapons on the rebels. This would almost certainly invite massive intervention by the west as a scramble would ensue to capture and secure those weapons before terrorists got their hands on them. CSM: The revelation prompted warnings from President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the use of such weapons would elicit an international intervention. Presently it remains unclear what, if anything at all, the Assad regime is planning to do with its chemical weapons - just as likely as readying them for use, it could be that the regime was moving them to a more secure location, say analysts. As Syria slips deeper into chaos, the issue of its chemical weapons is acquiring new dimensions that arms control experts say could lead to a situation either catastrophic, such...(Read Full Post)