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New classified intelligence reports suggest Syria might try to keep some of its chemical weapons.
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Syria has been given a year to eliminate its chemical weapons arsenal, or face the threat of a U.S. military strike. Yet it may come as a surprise that the United States has still not destroyed all of its massive supply of deadly nerve agents.
In fact, neither has Russia. Both Washington and Moscow signed the Chemical Weapons Convention of the 1990s, which forbid the use, production and stockpiling of chemical weapons.FULL STORY
Wolf Blitzer asks Ribal al-Assad, cousin of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, which side in the conflict used chemical weapons and whether the U.S. should arm the rebels.
News that broke in The Situation Room: Syria's ambassador to the United Nations says that the country is now a "full member" of the Chemical Weapons Convention, an international treaty that banned chemical weapons in 1997. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh looks at what happens next for the al-Assad regime's stockpiles.
Among the international community, there is near unanimous support for a proposal to seize and destroy the al-Assad regime's stockpile of chemical weapons. But skeptics say that even if all parties can come to an agreement, the task itself is impossible. CNN's Tom Foreman and Gen. James "Spider" Marks take a look at what it would take to secure Syria's chemical weapons.
He's "part of the problem, not the solution," says Sen. John Cornyn–and the Republican from Texas is not alone. Many on Capitol Hill doubt that Vladimir Putin will follow through on a plan to get Syria's al-Assad regime to turn over its chemical weapons. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
This afternoon, the Secretary of State John Kerry floated an idea in passing that was then endorsed by the Russians– to seize Syria's chemical weapons and avoid a U.S. military strike. The plan has been gaining momentum since then, and the president told Wolf the plan is "possible if it's real." CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on how the off-hand comment may lead to a way out of the crisis in Syria.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says there is even more evidence Syria's al-Assad regime used sarin in a chemical attack on its people. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. has discovered "signatures of sarin" gas that prove the al-Assad regime used chemical weapons. Brian Todd investigates what those signatures are and how reliable the evidence is.
Wolf Blitzer asks Gen. Salim Idris, the leader of the Free Syrian Army, about another chemical weapons attack and how trustworthy the rebel groups are.