While it's entirely possible that either the government or the Turkish\Qatari-backed Sunni fighters are actually using chemical weapons on each other, the lack of a serious death toll would suggest that they aren't very good at it.
March 22, 2013
There would be a certain historical irony if Saddam's WMDs were indeed finally found, but by Islamist terrorists into whose hands they fell after almost a decade of liberal political malfeasance culminating in their irresponsible support for the Sunni side in the Syrian Civil War.
December 9, 2012
The hope at this point is that Assad has either taken control of the worst of his weapons or shipped them to Iran, Saddam style. And it's pretty sad when US policy is so awful that hoping that Iran gets its hands on Syrian WMDs before Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood do is considered hopeful.
December 8, 2012
Assad isn't just in this alone. A Sunni victory will mean the ethnic cleansing of Christians and Alawites at the hands of groups like the Al Nusra Brigade, who have already gotten started on the task. The only choice Obama can offer Assad is genocide or NATO bombings. That's not much of a choice.
December 6, 2012
I think George W. Bush is still waiting for his official apology.
September 29, 2012
Lebanese daily Al-Nahar reported Sunday that a Russian envoy recently arrived in Beirut and warned Nasrallah against accepting chemical weapons from Syria
September 17, 2012
Worries rise over the regime's WMD arsenal in the event of Assad's fall.
July 26, 2012