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).
Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Russian TV that he would hand over his chemical weapons as a result of a Russian initiative—and not in response to the threat of a U.S. Strike. “Syria is placing its chemical weapons under inter...
Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime misses another deadline for ridding the country of its chemical weapons, but is believed to have already handed over more than 90% of its stockpile to the international community
The Obama administration on Tuesday said it was worried that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad might use his country's huge stockpile of chemical weapons against his own people if rebels get closer to destroying his regime (a suicide...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three decades after the United States started destroying its own chemical weapons, the nation's stockpile stands at more than 3,000 tons — about three times what the U.S. now says Syrian President Bashar Assad cont...