Assad’s Biological Weapons Absent from U.S.-Russia Deal


syriaSyrian President Assad has two biological weapons bases, developing anthrax and other devastating biological agents, and yet the U.S.-Russia deal makes no provisions for his biological weapons capability, Israeli TV Channel 10 reported Sunday.

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper assessed in April that Syria could be capable of producing limited biological weapons.

A 2008 report by Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, citing Israeli sources, noted “reports of one underground facility and one near the coast,” and cited a “possible production capability for anthrax and botulism, and possibly other agents.”

{ Israel News Bureau}


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