Why Syria's Chemical Weapons Threat Might be Overrated

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US President Barack Obama warned Syria's President Bashar al-Assad of dire consequences if chemical weapons were to be used against the rebel forces. Against this backdrop, stories have re-emerged about the possibility that the Assads used chemical weapons during the 1982 Hama massacre where an estimated 20-thousand people were killed. Brent spoke with veteran reporter Robert Fisk of The Independent, who was in Hama in 1982, about the chemical weapons story, both then and now.
 
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