According to a U.S. defense official speaking on the condition of anonymity, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government is moving chemical weapons components for what some fear may be a strike against the Syrian opposition.
Apparently, the movement of the components was detected because it’s taking place at more than one of Syria’s chemical weapons sites.
Speaking over the weekend, Sec. of State Hillary Clinton would neither confirm nor deny the movement of these components. But she did reiterate that the use of chemical weapons “is a red line for the United States.”
We once again issue a very strong warning to the Assad regime that their behavior is reprehensible, their actions against their own people have been tragic. But there’s no doubt that there’s a line between the horrors that they’ve already inflicted on the Syrian people and moving to what would be an internationally condemned step of utilizing their chemical weapons.