plenty of attention has been given to the question of what would happen if Syrian
President Bashar al Assad's massive -- and fairly well-guarded -- stockpile of
chemical weapons fell into the wrong hands, not enough has been given to the danger
posed by his army's thousands of shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles, also
known as Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS).
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad pledged in an interview broadcast Monday to honor an agreement to surrender Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons, but he said that rebels might try to block international arms inspector... Read Post
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his government will start submitting data on its chemical weapons stockpile a month after signing the convention banning such weapons. Read Post