The United States is in no position to take leadership in response to any use of such weaponry by Syria
Posts Tagged: chemical weapons
President Obama called their use a "game changer."
The Syrian government and the opposition trade accusations about using chemical weapons and propagandizing the attacks.
Israel is clearly taking advantage of a severely weakened Syrian regime, correctly predicting that the Syrians are not in a position to retaliate.
Bahrain finds an off-label use for tear gas as chemical warfare.
States acquire WMD both for national security and to ensure that the ruling regime survives.