Scent Of ‘Germ’ Warfare Raises Fear In he Mideast -- Washington Times
Iran, Syria and North Korea step up work on biological weapons
The sectarian war in Syria reportedly has claimed more than 60,000 lives and spawned concerns in the Middle East and the West about access to chemical weapons by non-state actors such as al Qaeda, Hezbollah and Hamas. Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles are of immediate concern to Israel, Jordan and the United States, whether in Syrian President Bashar Assad’s hands or those of terrorist organizations. Yet the locations of chemical weapons munitions and Scud missiles equipped with chemical warheads in Syria have been identified and are continually monitored. That is not the case with the arguably more dangerous biological weapons being developed by the nexus of Iran, Syria and North Korea.
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My Comment: A part of me likes to believe that this story is just speculation and based on rumor. But I grew up in the former Soviet Union and I read the same stories about the Soviet Union's biological warfare programs .... I discounted them then but .... we now know that they were true.
I do not know if Iran and North Korea are operating a biological warfare division .... but we have to assume the worse .... and be prepared for the worse.