Nevertheless, if the Dems believe that chemical weapons in the hands of a rogue regime is sufficient reason to go to war, then why are they now making overtures to a despotic regime that possesses chemical weapons?
President Obama and Democratic lawmakers are currently trying to establish relations with Syria, a country that not only gives aid and sanctuary to Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups - but a country that reportedly possesses chemical weapons.
Jane’s Intelligence Review used satellite images from commercial sources gathered between 2005 and 2008 to examine activity at the chemical weapons facility identified as Al Safir in northwest Syria.We know that the Syrians were in the process of developing nuclear weapons before the Israelis bombed their nuclear facilities. But now the Syrians are developing other weapons of mass destruction and the Democrats are rewarding their efforts by establishing ties with them.
Imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-1 satellite and GeoEye’s IKONOS satellite shows that the site contains not only a number of the defining features of a chemical weapons facility, but also that significant levels of construction have taken place at the facility’s production plant and adjacent missile base... Construction at the Al Safir facility appears to be the most significant chemical weapons production, storage and weaponisation site in Syria...
Two delegations from the U.S. Congress recently visited Syria, and Sen. John Kerry is due to arrive in Syria this coming weekend.
This is the same John Kerry who in October of 2002 stated: "I will be giving the President of the United States authority to use force - if necessary - to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security."
In 2002, Hillary Clinton issued a similar statement in explaining her rationale to authorize war with Iraq:
"Intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons.... He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare..."But apparently, Syria's chemical weapons program and its support of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups is perfectly acceptable under the new "Obama Doctrine" - which clearly dictates that we must talk to our enemies - if only to show them how much we appreciate their tyranny.......