Assad preparing to use chemical arms, says Israel's Military Intel chief
Maj. Gen. Kochavi tells Herzliya Conference Syria's president has yet to give order to use the weapons, but preparations for use are advanced; on Iran, says Tehran does not think attack on nuclear facilities is likely anytime soon.
Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.
Haaretz.com provides extensive and in-depth coverage of Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle East, including defense, diplomacy, the Arab-Israeli conflict,
the peace process, Israeli politics, Jerusalem affairs, international relations, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip,
the Israeli business world and Jewish life in Israel and the Diaspora.