Assad tells military to be ready to use Sarin
(NEWSER) – Syria's Bashar al-Assad is edging closer to using chemical weapons against his own people, reports NBC News. It quotes US officials as saying that Syria's military has begun loading the necessary components for sarin gas into bombs. The good news is that the bombs have not been loaded onto planes, and it's possible Assad will keep it that way. For now, he's ordered the military only to "be prepared" to use the poison gas, say intelligence officials.
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