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).
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged Syria's regime against using its stockpile of chemical weapons, warning of "huge consequences" if Bashar Assad resorts to such weapons of mass destruction. Read Post
According to NBC News, President Barack Obama recently warned Syrian President Bashar Assad that the use of chemical weapons by the regime would be “totally unacceptable.” Obama said: “The world is watching. The use of chemical weap... Read Post