President Assad's Explanation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
President Assad admits that Syria does have WMD gases, Sarin, Mustard and FX. However, he accuses the USA in creating hysteria by claiming that Syria has mixed and mounted the Sarin gas in artillery shells or onto aircraft as a pretext for entering the Syria conflict.
This would be, if true, a deja vu of the Iraqi WMD scam that was said in order to invade Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein. Remember, there were no WMD weapons in Iraq as the US claimed as history now proves.
This is a very similar situation. There is no hard evidence that the Syrians have mixed or loaded their artillery\aircraft with such gas. The question becomes, what does the US\NATO do? It does provide an excuse to enter Syria to secure the gas stockpiles known to exist, which everyone has been worried about since the start. That in itself is an excuse enough to send special forces to the sites. Syria does not have to actually use them. Of course, any use of them opens the door wide open.
Even if the reports are not true, many feel it is way over due to put this mess to an end. Nobody wants the gas stockpiles to end up on the black market or in terrorist hands. Again, that is sufficient reason to enter into it.
Stopping the Syrians from using them is near impossible. You cannot bomb the sites because it will spread the gas, you have to capture them before launched, which requires very accurate information something. You can bomb the airfields to prevent aircraft from taking off and roads to prevent artillery guns from being moved. But, what if the guns are already in place and the gas filled shells are there also, awaiting for the order? One cannot bomb the artillery site. It only takes one gas filled shell. One and thousands die.
If the US enters after the use, that is a harrowing plan as well. Not all of the rebels are pro-Nato or America, there are al-Qaeda friendly units there willing to cause murder as part of a jihad. There will still be pro-Syrian forces to do the same, threatening to blow up the WMD sites if the US troops move in.
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