Middle East

Rebels fear cornered Assad will use chemical weapons

In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 photo, Gen. Salim Idris, who defected from the Syrian army in July, looks on during an interview in Antakya, Turkey. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 20, 2012, on page 8.




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