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    • Brad
    • 02.08.12 | 01:42 (IDT)

    Syria's FM explicitly said that in the event of an outside attack on Syria that they would use chemical weapons against the attacker. I strongly strongly doubt that the 300 estimate takes the FM's promise into account. While I do not think there is a better solution than attack if Syria were to collapse or try to transfer the wepaons, citing a esitmate of 300 is almost a come-on for an attack. The repercussions should be taken much more seriously, even if in the end the attack must take place either way.

    from the article: Defense Ministry experts predict 300 Israeli fatalities in war with Iran, Syria
    First published 01:16 02.08.12 | Last updated 01:16 02.08.12
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