the US would have bombed syria no matter what. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 07.10.13 | 09:55 (IDT)

    this was the only and best solution. if assad kept the chems, there would have been a huge effort from the rebels to keep trying to frame him for chem attacks, if he destroyed the chems himself, he would still be accused of having secret stockpiles, if the rebels take over a base, the US will bomb, if a rogue general launches an attack, he will be blamed, if a spy launches a chem attack, assad will be blamed. so assad decided putin's suggestion is the best for syria's sake. get rid of the chems, and wipe out billions of dollars in plans made by the US and rebels. im sure the rebels went through hell developing chems to use and blame assad. now they are sitting on them and not knowing what to do and how to hide them.

    from the article: Assad pledges full UN cooperation, but continues to deny chemical weapons use
    First published 09:25 07.10.13 | Last updated 09:25 07.10.13
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