Hizbullah Acquires CW
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah has received its first
chemical weapons from North Korea, an opposition group said.
The Reform Party in Syria reported that Hizbullah has procured chemical
weapons agents from North Korea. RPS, based in Washington, said the CW
agents were meant to be fitted into warheads of Hizbullah's short-range
missiles and rockets.
"Information streaming to RPS indicates that Hizbullah has recently
acquired mustard and nerve gas from North Korea, with the help of Syria, to
mount on its short-range missiles aimed mostly at Israel and if necessary at
the Lebanese people defending against a Hizbullah takeover of Lebanon. Iran,
as well, has facilitated the acquisition of these chemicals with Syria's
help for the purpose of using Hizbullah as an avant-garde threat against the
Jewish state," RPS said.
RPS was said to be connected to sources within the Lebanese intelligence
community. The organization has advocated the overthrow of the regime of
Syrian President Bashar Assad and its replacement by a