Guile, allies let Syria amass toxic arsenal
Posted: September 8, 2013 at 5:39 a.m.
Syria’s top leaders amassed one of the world’s largest stockpiles of chemical weapons with help from the Soviet Union and Iran, as well as Western European suppliers and even a handful of American companies, according to U.S. diplomatic cables and declassified intelligence records.
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