Israel fears Syria’s chemical weapons could be seized by Hezbollah or al-Qaida

22.07.2012                      03.Aw. 5772

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Israel fears Syria's chemical weapons could be seized by Hezbollah or al-Qaida

Amos Gilad says Syria is protecting its chemical weapons; Ehud Barak says has ordered IDF to prepare for situation where Israel has to consider attacking Syrian weapons arsenals.

Senior Israeli defense official Amos Gilad said Sunday that Syria remains in control of its chemical weapons arsenals, even as the Israel Defense Forces considers a possible attack meant to prevent those arms and advanced Syrian missiles from falling into militant hands….