Don't hold your breath for Syrian chemical weapons to be destroyed
The plan to disarm Syrian chemical weapons is unrealistic, not least because they are the Assad regime's doomsday weapon to preserve the survival of its own Alawite community.
Syria's chemical weapons were always the deterrent element in its strategy to balance Israel's overall military strength and its undeclared nuclear threat. However, since the outbreak of the civil war these chemical weapons have become the Alawite community's best insurance policy against the threat to their...
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