Intelligence Gap Revealed; Experts Fear Al Qaeda Could Get Weapons
The chemical weapons crisis gets more complicated by the day.
Click here to read an Israeli institute's in-depth report on the Syrian regime's chemical weapons arsenal and use of chemical weapons and the proliferation threat. A key excerpt of the report appears below.
Besides the use of chemical warfare by the Syrian government there is a real and immediate threat that chemical weapons, agents or precursors could fall in the hands of terrorist organizations, be it Hezbollah (in which case the regime itself could be willing to provide them to its staunch ally), pro-Syrian Palestinian organizations, the Free Syrian Army and its local units or the various Islamist and jihadists factions like Jabha al-Nusra.