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Old 01-03-2014, 10:27 AM   #15
mhgaffney
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Originally Posted by Johnykbr View Post
I don't believe that is accurate. What surfaced is BOTH sides used chemical weapons and the backlash of when we cherry-picked evidence to try to support intervention is what caused us to jump back like we just touched a hot stove.
There is no evidence Assad used them. He has them - but as a deterrent to Israel's nukes/chem/bio weapons.

Assad was winning the insurrection using conventional weapons. Why would he risk the world's displeasure by using chemical weapons? Whatever Assad is, he is not stupid.
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