Syrian activists: Skeptical on chemical weapons


ANTAKYA, Turkey -- Syrian activists criticized the hubbub over the regime's possible use of chemical weapons as a distraction, dismissing Western concerns over President Bashar Assad's crossing "a red line" as playing into the dictator's hands.

"I don't think the regime will use chemical weapons – it's just a media game for the purpose of prolonging the revolution, so the Syrian people become more divided and the regime has more time," said Walat Ahmae, a member of the Syrian National Council based in Antakya.

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