Iran: Message to Iran? 3 years after ‘red line,’ Syria chem weapons charges unresolved

Published August 23, 2015 by godshope1971

WASHINGTON – Three years after President Obama’s infamous “red line” threat to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, charges of chemical weapons use inside the war-torn country persist — in turn fueling concerns about whether Iran can be held to the newly struck nuclear deal.

Assad reportedly is developing a new type of chlorine bomb, and earlier this year investigators found trace components of sarin and VX, an extremely toxic manmade chemical nerve agent. This, despite a 2013 deal between the U.S. and Syria to purge Assad’s chemical weapon stockpile — a deal meant to de-escalate the standoff with the West after allegations he crossed Obama’s “red line” with chemical weapons. ∞∞∞∞∞ CLICK HERE FOR MORE »»»»

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