Skip to comments.Syria's Chemical Weapons Came From Saddam Hussein's Iraq
Posted on 12/04/2012 4:49:04 PM PST by raptor22
War On Terror: As the regime of Bashar Assad disintegrates, the security of his chemical arsenal is in jeopardy. The No. 2 general in Saddam Hussein's air force says they were the WMDs we didn't find in Iraq.
King Abdullah of neighboring Jordan warned that a disintegrating Syria on the verge of civil war puts Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons at risk of falling into the hands of al-Qaida.
"One of the worst-case scenarios as we are obviously trying to look for a political solution would be if some of those chemical stockpiles were to fall into unfriendly hands," he said.
The irony here is that the chemical weapons stockpile of Syrian thug Assad may in large part be the legacy of weapons moved from Hussein's Iraq into Syria before Operation Iraqi Freedom.
If so, this may be the reason not much was found in the way of WMD by victorious U.S. forces in 2003.
In 2006, former Iraqi general Georges Sada, second in command of the Iraqi Air Force who served under Saddam Hussein before he defected, wrote a comprehensive book, "Saddam's Secrets."
It details how the Iraqi Revolutionary Guard moved weapons of mass destruction into Syria in advance of the U.S.-led action to eliminate Hussein's WMD threat.
As Sada told the New York Sun, two Iraqi Airways Boeings were converted to cargo planes by removing the seats, and special Republican Guard units loaded the planes with chemical weapons materials.
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REALLY ???!!! ... no Shite. Iraq had no WMD’s my a$$
...but Saddam Hussein didn’t HAVE weapons of mass destruction. The Dems said so.
That’s what Colon Bowell told the UN General Assembly just before the war.He showed them aerial photos and everything.
Well, now Syria "doesn't have" them.
This is all Bush’s fault. If he was not going to take them, then saddam would not have to move them to syria in the first place.
Damn evil bushamichimpy.
Thanks for this post. Many of us felt that the phantom WMDs ended up in Syria and or Iraq.
“As the regime of Bashar Assad disintegrates, the security of his chemical arsenal is in jeopardy. The No. 2 general in Saddam Hussein’s air force says they were the WMDs we didn’t find in Iraq.”
Should we start the countdown to when the left wing mediots of ABCNNBCBS and the gayboys of the NY Slimes, Compost and other gay controlled fishwraps put this in headlines and start apologizing to GW.
They said do *after* W's approval ratings reached 80%.Before the war they sang a far different tune.
Didn’t Barry O tell us that Saddam did not have any chemical weapons.
Certainly Saddam moved his chemical and probably bio weapons to Syria. He used them on the Kurds and they successfully wiped out many Kurds, so he surely wasn’t going to get rid of them.
The US told him we were going after those weapons of mass killing of humans, so sure he got rid of them. I never doubted that for a minute, and thought dumping on Bush because they weren’t found, was a dastardly thing to do.
They moved trucks loaded with weapons, chemicals and cash. We should have disabled and searched every vehicle heading towards a border.
Ether way, someone should fly over the warehouses and vaporize the inventory. Have a mass buring on the spot.
Then Bush should be vindicated.
I'll also add that it would not be the first time I think this was done- just after Clinton bombed the Sudanese pharmaceutical plant aka "aspirin factory" suspected of producing VX back in 1998 we coincidentally were destroying chemical WMD - VX- in our incinerators here in the states. There was even a small spill of Sarin that year here in the states.
We brought Libya's nuclear WMD materials back here for destruction back when Qaddaffi gave it up but in that case, because the regime was still intact and there were no looters or islamofascists to worry about, the US government did not need to deny their existance.
I suggested this last week on another thread.
It was all in Tommy Franks book. In those interminable months of lead-up to the invasion, convoy after convoy of trucks left Iraqi weapons depot sites for Syria’s Beqaa Valley.
‘Report on Sept. 6 strike to show Saddam transferred WMDs to Syria’
And now the explanation will be (drum roll please)
"Bush's fault because he forced Saddam to move them to Syria."
Duh no one saw the sat photos when they were moved, how come I did!
HEy Look and no one saw the GW Bush speech when he told Sadamn to call in 48 hrs I did!
The Phone never rang! History will be written but the real points will be removed!
I hope those countries are shivering as to when and how those weapons may be used!
Don’t call US we told ya!
Didn’t the trucks come from Russia, aiding Iraq to make the lie real, and transferred the real stuff to Syria? Once Barry becomes more ‘felxible’, maybe the truth will come out. /sarc
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