Skip to comments.How Did Syria Get Chemical Weapons? Did They Come From Our Old Friend Saddam? (
Posted on 09/09/2013 12:46:33 PM PDT by French_for_Bush
Was the Bush administration right all along? Could these indeed be the very same WMDs that intelligence agencies from around the world claimed were in Husseins possession which he then transferred over to Syria?
The earliest account of Hussein having hidden his WMDs in Syria came in January of 2004. Nizar Nayouf, an award-winning Syrian journalist who was granted political asylum in France, said in a letter to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf not only that he knew Iraqs WMDs were being hidden inside Syria, but that he could pinpoint precisely where they were being kept. According to Nayoufs witness, described as a senior source inside Syrian military intelligence he had known for two years, Iraqs WMDs were in tunnels dug under the town of al-Baida near the city of Hama in northern Syria, in the village of Tal Snan, north of the town of Salamija, and in the city of Sjinsjar on the Syrian border with the Lebanon, south of the city of Homs. Nayouf claimed that the transfer of Iraqi WMDs to Syria was organized by the commanders of Husseins Iraqi Republican Guard with the help of General Dhu al-Himma Shalish and Assef Shawkat, Syrian President Bashar al-Assads cousin and brother-in-law, respectively.
And in 2006 Georges Sada, a general in Saddam’s army wrote the same thing in his book. He detailed how they were moved to Syria and how dangerous it was.
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