Skip to comments.'Dozens died in Syrian-Iranian chemical weapons experiment' (WMD Iran-Syria)
Posted on 09/18/2007 11:56:25 AM PDT by mojitoEdited on 09/19/2007 5:42:35 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Proof of cooperation between Iran and Syria in the proliferation and development of weapons of mass destruction was brought to light Monday in a Jane's Magazine report that dozens of Iranian engineers and 15 Syrian officers were killed in a July 23 accident in Syria.
According to the report, cited by Channel 10, the joint Syrian-Iranian team was attempting to mount a chemical warhead on a scud missile when the explosion occurred, spreading lethal chemical agents, including sarin nerve gas.
Reports of the accident were circulated at the time, however, no details were released by the Syrian government, and there were no hints of an Iranian connection.
The report comes on the heels of criticism leveled by the Syrains at the United States, accusing it of spreading "false" claims of Syrian nuclear activity and cooperation with North Korea to excuse an alleged Israeli air incursion over the country this month.
According to Global Security.org, Syria is not a signatory of either the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), - an international agreement banning the production, stockpiling or use of chemical weapons, or the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
Syria began developing chemical weapons in 1973, just before the Yom Kipper War. Global Security.org cites the country as having one of the most advanced chemical weapons programs in the Middle East.
Maybe Mossad had a helping hand in it. LOL
Saddam’s stash is still going to get used?
The plot thickens...
It will be interesting to see how the left blames this on Bush. This one will be a challenge for them, but I’m sure they will rise to the occasion.
I would not bet my money against your speculation.
Don’t you know that Syria and Iran are just innocent countries being wrongly harrassed by the US and Israel?
hilarious. “He who digs a pit will fall into it.” -proverbs
I question the timing ping
When was Nancy there?
What were the dates Kucinch went?
Who went with them?
Gotta love those Arab work accidents.
“According to the report, cited by Channel 10, the joint Syrian-Iranian team was attempting to mount a chemical warhead on a scud missile when the explosion occurred, spreading lethal chemical agents, including sarin nerve gas. “
There’s a lot more we don’t know about concerning those Israeli flights into Syria last week.
You don’t load nerve gas, even binary forms, into a missle unless you are planning to use it in the near future.
These guys need to be taken out.
I love a story with a happy ending.
Syria just couldn’t help themselves...they just had to play with all those toys Sadaam shipped them just prior to the invasion.
So just where did Syria get weapons of mass destruction? (Answer not required. We all know where they came from.)
Do they still get to have the 32.5 virgins and 64.7 old used up hags?
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