December 3, 2012

Syria Prepping Chemical Weapons

Shachtman & Ackerman, Danger Room

AP Photo

Engineers working for the Assad regime in Syria have begun combining the two chemical precursors needed to weaponize sarin gas, an American official with knowledge of the situation tells Danger Room. International observers are now more worried than they’ve even been that the Damascus government could use its nerve agent stockpile to slaughter its own people.

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TAGGED: Bashar al-Assad, chemical weapons, Syria

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