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Skip to comments.Elite Syrian Unit Scatters Chemical Arms Stockpile [Our Boy-President Taken For A Buffoon!]
Posted on 09/13/2013 4:04:22 PM PDT by Steelfish
September 12, 2013 Elite Syrian Unit Scatters Chemical Arms Stockpile Assad Regime Has Moved Weapons to as Many as 50 Sites
By ADAM ENTOUS, JULIAN E. BARNES and NOUR MALAS
A secretive Syrian military unit at the center of the Assad regime's chemical weapons program has been moving stocks of poison gases and munitions to as many as 50 sites to make them harder for the U.S. to track, according to American and Middle Eastern officials.
The movements of chemical weapons by Syria's elite Unit 450 could complicate any U.S. bombing campaign in Syria over its alleged chemical attacks, officials said. It also raises questions about implementation of a Russian proposal that calls for the regime to surrender control of its stockpile, they said.
U.S. and Israeli intelligence agencies still believe they know where most of the Syrian regime's chemical weapons are located, but with less confidence than six months ago, U.S. officials said.
The U.S. alleges a chemical-weapons attack by the Syrian government on Aug. 21 killed more than 1,400 people, including at least 400 children. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday again denied any involvement in a chemical attack, but he said his government was prepared to sign an agreement banning the use of chemical weapons. Syrian officials couldn't immediately be reached for comment on the weapons.
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They are doing this because they believe they can get away with it. And they are right. This is Obama, after all...
It won't complicate things because the goal was never to destroy the chemical weapons. The goal was to "punish the regime" and "make a statement." Typical liberal mentality: it's not the results that matter, just the intent.
Taken for a buffoon? Hell, he proclaimed it to the world.