Jordan King Warns That Syria is On the Brink of Civil War

0 Posted by - July 19, 2012 - Foreign Affairs, Military, Religion

photo 1342647347704 2 0 300x208 Jordan King Warns That Syria is On the Brink of Civil WarThe king of Jordan warned Wednesday that his northern neighbor Syria was on the brink of all-out civil war and that in a worst-case scenario, chemical weapons could fall into the hands of Al-Qaeda.

King Abdullah II told CNN a bomb attack that killed core members of the Syrian regime was a “tremendous blow” to President Bashar al-Assad but not yet the death knell for a regime that remains determined to cling to power.

“In other words, it’s getting very, very messy to a point where I think the worst-case scenario for all of us in the region is when you get full-out civil war. There is no coming back from the abyss,” he said.

CONTINUED at Yahoo News Canada.

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