CIA, Rebels on the Hunt for Assad’s Chemical Weapons

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After days of increased violence and strategic gains on the part of the Syrian rebel militias, the CIA is now sifting through intelligence and satellite imagery to find Bashar al-Assad’s chemical and biological weapons. Various groups of rebels are trying to find and secure the stockpiles of weapons. “We have a group just to deal with chemical weapons. They are already trained to secure sites,” said Gen Adnan Silou, the most senior ranking member of Assad’s regime to defect to the opposition. In addition to finding chemical..

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