US and allied intelligence officials reported the Syrian regime is moving its chemical weapons components.
The Assad regime warned it would use its chemical weapons in case of a foreign attack.

The AP reported:

U.S. and allied intelligence have detected Syrian movement of chemical weapons components in recent days, a senior U.S. defense official said Monday, as the Obama administration strongly warned the Assad regime against using them.

A senior defense official said intelligence officials have detected activity around more than one of Syria’s chemical weapons sites in the last week. The defense official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about intelligence matters.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in Prague for meetings with Czech officials, reiterated President Barack Obama’s declaration that Syrian action on chemical weapons was a “red line” for the United States that would prompt action.

“We have made our views very clear: This is a red line for the United States,” Clinton told reporters. “I’m not going to telegraph in any specifics what we would do in the event of credible evidence that the Assad regime has resorted to using chemical weapons against their own people. But suffice it to say, we are certainly planning to take action if that eventuality were to occur.”

Syria said Monday it would not use chemical weapons against its own people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Syria “would not use chemical weapons — if there are any — against its own people under any circumstances.”

Syria has been careful never to confirm that it has any chemical weapons.

 

 

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  1. I’ve read where Turkey is trying to talk the Administration into giving them a missile defense system like Israel has. Turkey is using that as excuse so they can obtain our technology, and then will probably sell or give it to Iran.

    Watch to see if Obama gives Turkey what they’re asking for.

  2. Syria would not even be in this mess if it wasn’t for OBAMA and HITLERY

  3. WMDs in an Arab country.

    Well how ’bout dat ? ! ? !

  4. Obama and the global elites have grown tired of waiting for Assad to collapse – so get ready for a false flag.

    There have been countless articles about the “chemical weapons” for weeks now.

    And get ready for America to buy it hook line and sinker.

  5. US and allied intelligence officials reported the Syrian regime is moving its chemical weapons components.

    You mean its Saddam Hussein-donated chemical weapons, right?

  6. ++

    the WMD issue was followed extensively during the OIF..

    Saddam outsourced wmd, go figure.. /s/

    [1. Documents Moved to Syria: In essence, documentation of that small
    portion of the WMD program which was administered directly in Iraq was
    moved, along with other sensitive material and resources, to the Hshishi
    Compound at al-Qamishli (Kamishli) in Syria, just near the Iraqi border,
    in August-September 2002. This was noted by GIS at that time.1

    2. R&D Conducted in Libya: The great bulk of the work on WMD and
    on associated missile delivery systems, however, was conducted since
    1991 in a partnership with Libya, and also with Egypt, at facilities in
    Libya, in order to keep the programs away from US and United Nations
    (UN) probes. That, too, was noted by GIS.2]

    scroll for more..

    oh yeah, recall that Israel strike on Syria back in 07, yeah that..

    ==

  7. The Syria goverment though doesn’t consider those rebels to be syrians but Al-qaeda and islamist extremist. So in the their heads it wouldn’t be wrong to use chemical weapons on rebels.

  8. ++

    rick #8 December 3, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    in much the same way Saddam used them on the Kurds.. :-(

    ==

  9. ” the Obama administration strongly warned the Assad regime against using them. ”
    do you think they care…what is the golfer going to do, sick hillary on them?

  10. How about: Syria Is Moving Saddam Hussein’s Chemical Weapons Components

  11. ++

    Syria profile

    Tensions with US

    2002 May – Senior US official includes Syria in a list of states that
    make-up an “axis of evil”, first listed by President Bush in January.
    Undersecretary for State John Bolton says Damascus is acquiring
    weapons of mass destruction.

    2003 April – US threatens sanctions if Damascus fails to take what
    Washington calls the “right decisions”. Syria denies US allegations
    that it is developing chemical weapons and helping fugitive Iraqis.

    2003 September – President Assad appoints
    Mohammed Naji al-Otari prime minister.

    2003 October – Israeli air strike against Palestinian militant
    camp near Damascus. Syria says action is “military aggression”.

    2004 January – President Assad visits Turkey, the first Syrian leader to
    do so. The trip marks the end of decades of frosty relations, although
    ties sour again after the popular uprising in 2011.

    2004 March – At least 25 killed in clashes between members
    of the Kurdish minority, police and Arabs in the north-east.

    2004 May – US imposes economic sanctions on Syria over what it calls
    its support for terrorism and failure to stop militants entering Iraq.

    2004 September – UN Security Council resolution
    calls for all foreign forces to leave Lebanon.

    Pressure over Lebanon

    2005 February-April- Tensions with the US escalate after the killing of
    former Lebanese PM Hariri in Beirut. Washington cites Syrian influence
    in Lebanon. Damascus is urged to withdraw its forces from Lebanon,
    which it does by April.

    2005 October – Interior minister and Syria’s former head of intelligence
    in Lebanon, Ghazi Kanaan, dies in what officials say is suicide. UN inquiry
    into assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri implicates senior
    Syrian officials.

    2005 December – Exiled former vice-president Abdul Halim Khaddam
    alleges that Syrian leaders threatened former Lebanese PM Hariri
    before his assassination.

    2006 February – Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus are set
    on fire during a demonstration against cartoons in a Danish newspaper
    portraying the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.

    2006 September – Attack on the US embassy in Damascus. Four gunmen
    open fire and throw grenades but fail to detonate a car bomb. Three of
    them are killed, one is captured.

    Diplomatic overtures

    2006 November – Iraq and Syria restore diplomatic
    relations after nearly a quarter century.

    2007 March – European Union relaunches dialogue with Syria.

    2007 April – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets
    President Assad in Damascus. She is the highest-placed US politician to
    visit Syria in recent years. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets
    Foreign Minister Walid Muallem the following month in the first contact
    at this level for two years.

    2007 May – Leading dissident Kamal Labwani and prominent political
    writer Michel Kilo are sentenced to a long jail terms, only weeks after
    human rights lawyer Anwar al-Bunni is jailed.

    Israeli strike

    2007 September – Israel carries out an aerial strike against a site in
    northern Syria that it said was a nuclear facility under construction.
    In 2011 the UN’s IAEA nuclear watchdog decides to report Syria to
    the UN Security Council over its alleged covert nuclear programme
    reactor programme at the site.

    2008 March – Syria hosts Arab League summit. Many pro-Western
    states send lower-level delegations in protest at Syria’s stance on
    Lebanon.

    2008 April – The US accuses North Korea of having helped Syria to
    build a secret nuclear reactor at the site bombed by Israel in 2007.

    [..]

    2012 November – Several major opposition forces unite as National
    Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces at meeting
    in Qatar, including the Syrian National Council. Arab League stops
    short of full recognition, and France is the only country to recognize
    the Coalition as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people.
    Islamist militias in Aleppo, including the Al-Nusra and Al-Tawhid groups,
    refuse to join the Coalition, denouncing it as a “conspiracy”.

    Syrian Arab Red Crescent estimates 2.5 million people have been
    displaced within Syria, double the previous estimate. UN dubs
    latest figure “conservative”.

    Israeli military fire on Syrian artillery units after several months of
    occasional shelling from Syrian positions across the Golan Heights,
    the first such return of fire since the Yom Kippur War of 1973.]

    much more at link..

    ==

  12. in much the same way Saddam used them on the Kurds..

    If China were to invade the US, and say a few west coast cities sided with the invaders, in your mind, would it be OK to use chemical weapons on them?

  13. Guess the rumors that Saddam moved his WMDs to Syria were true… we can’t believe the Liberal press about WMDs though.

  14. ++

    shadow #13 December 3, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    no, where did you get the idea for that question from, Anusville??

    ==

  15. ++

    JoyO #14 December 3, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    this source is not the press, liberal or otherwise..

    ==

  16. no, where did you get the idea for that question from, Anusville??

    Hey, when in Anusville, do like the A-holes.

  17. Guess the rumors that Saddam moved his WMDs to Syria were true…

    Because Iraq was the only country ever to make chemical weapons?

  18. 2002 May – Senior US official includes Syria in a list of states that
    make-up an “axis of evil”, first listed by President Bush in January.
    Undersecretary for State John Bolton says Damascus is acquiring
    weapons of mass destruction.

    2003 April – US threatens sanctions if Damascus fails to take what
    Washington calls the “right decisions”. Syria denies US allegations
    that it is developing chemical weapons and helping fugitive Iraqis.

    2003 September – President Assad appoints
    Mohammed Naji al-Otari prime minister.

    So where’s the part where Iraq shipped chemical weapons to Syria??





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