December 14, 2012
Assad's Chemical Card
Tony Badran, NOW Lebanon
The question Assad likely asks himself is: Would the U.S. really intervene over a deniable incident, the facts of which may not be clear, and that might claim the lives of a couple hundred Syrians when it has sat idly by as 40,000 were killed?
TAGGED: Bashar al-Assad, Middle East, Syria, chemical weapons