Syria gave up on a conventional force long ago in favor of chemicals. They’ve got plenty.
Syria has started to move part of its chemical weapons arsenal out of storage facilities, according to U.S. officials.
The country's undeclared stockpiles of sarin nerve agent, mustard gas and cyanide have long worried the U.S. officials and its allies in the region, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Western nations have looked for signs amid the rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad's government of any change in the location of those weapons, believed to be the world's largest stockpile.