Kerry: We Have to Send Terrorists Into Syria to Make Sure that Chemical Weapons Don’t Fall Into the Hands of Terrorists | Washington's Blog:
From the Makes-No-Sense Department
Huffington Post reports:
In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing over proposed U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war, Kerry pointed to the possibility that a cache of chemical weapons could fall into the hands of a terrorist group to make the case for military action.
But as the New York Times, (and here), Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN, McClatchy (and here), AP, Time, BBC, the Independent, the Telegraph, Agence France-Presse, Asia Times, and the Star (and here) confirm, supporting the rebels means supporting Al Qaeda and two other terrorist groups. Indeed, the the New York Times has reported that virtually all of the rebel fighters are Al Qaeda terrorists.
These terrorists – who we’ve been supporting supporting for many years – already have access to chemical weapons...