Israel Confirms Syrian Army Used Sarin Gas

(Ha'aretz) Gili Cohen - Israeli intelligence shows that the chemical attack on Syrian civilians in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 involved sarin gas and was carried out by senior officers in the Syrian army, a senior IDF officer said Wednesday. He added that it was difficult to believe that President Bashar Assad did not know about the chemical attack. Despite the Assad regime's strengthening in western Syria, "I have a lot of difficulty envisioning the Syrian state returning. I see no way [for Assad] to take control of Syria, even with all the Russian planes or 8,000 Hizbullah men," he said.

2017-04-20 00:00:00

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