Israel Says Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons

Israel’s senior military intelligence analyst said Tuesday that the Syrian government had repeatedly used chemical weapons in the last month, and criticized the international community for failing to respond, intensifying pressure on the Obama administration to intervene.

“The regime has increasingly used chemical weapons,” said Brig. Gen. Itai Brun, research commander in the intelligence directorate of the Israeli Defense Forces, echoing a recent finding by Britain and France. “The very fact that they have used chemical weapons without any appropriate reaction,” he added, “is a very worrying development, because it might signal that this is legitimate.”

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One comment on “Israel Says Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons

  1. Br. Michael says:

    Obama said the the use of chemical weapons was a red line. The “or else” part was conveniently omitted. So what if they do use chemical weapons? Just deny or ignore that they are being used and do nothing. That’s the “or else”. So what’s a little blister agent between friends. After all Saddam used them.