How Did Syria Acquire Massive Stockpiles of WMD?

August 26, 2012  •  From

Reuters recently posted an article saying that it may take tens of thousands of troops to secure Syria’s stockpiles of chemical weapons. It quoted one U.S. official who said there were possibly dozens of chemical and biological weapons sites scattered around Syria.

Everyone knows, it seems, that Syria has a deadly arsenal of chemical weapons, but almost no one is curious about how Syria managed to obtain these weapons. Back in 2003, you might recall that after American troops failed to locate Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the mainstream media had a field day.

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