Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Answers: Why Would Assad Use Chemical Weapons?

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I had also heard that Assad was actually beginning to bring a successful close to the rebellion against him.  So hanging in the air was the question of why would he rely on CW when he was virtually assured of success.  The video above says why such a leader would use them.

Just in case you are in a circumstance in which you cannot watch the video, the reasons include:

To make sure your followers understand there is nowhere to run for safety if they lose so they'll fight harder.


To clear out civilians from the rebel held neighborhoods in advance of a final complete wipe out of rebels.

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