News Brief 9/19/2012, Tishrei 3, 5773
Report: Assad Would Use Chemical Weapons on Syrians
Syrian President Bashar Assad plans to use chemical weapons against his own people if he deems it necessary, a former senior Syrian military official charged Wednesday, speaking to the Times. He said Assad was also planning to give Hizbullah chemical weapons.
The former official, General Adnan Silou, left the Syrian army three months ago.