... you will understand that the danger is not that the Syrian government has these weapons but that they fall into the hands of uncontrollable groups in case of Syria's collapse. Nothing like that is likely to happen in the US. If you cannot control your weapons, you should not have any.
Suspected assailant in car-ramming attack in West Bank shot (Haaretz)
from the article: Report: U.S. warns Syria's neighbors of rogue WMDs after Assad ouster