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    Daesh (ISIL) militants waving the trademark Jihadits flag as vehicles drive on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah

    Daesh Uses Chemical Weapons, Able to Produce Chlorine, Mustard Gas - CIA

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    The jihadists used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq, CIA Director John Brennan said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Daesh used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq, CIA Director John Brennan said.

    "We have a number of instances where ISIL [another name for IS] has used chemical munitions on the battlefield," Brennan told CBS News in an interview.

    He added that the militant group had capabilities to produce small amounts of mustard gas or chlorine gas and possibly export it to the Western countries.

    The CIA chief said that US intelligence was actively involved in searching for chemical weapons or labs producing those in Syria and Iraq.

    On Tuesday, US National Intelligence Director James Clapper said an investigation into an alleged Daesh attack in Syria in August revealed that at least two people were exposed to sulfur mustard.

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    • vendor
      There you go! Kerry said unleash the anti-ISIS campaign with the prospect of having the ceasefire implemented. They need the Russians but can not admit the fact openly so let's see if the media will start talking more and more about the atrocities we all know ISIS committed but were never in the Western mainstream media.
    • backfromthegraav
      Skumland Americuns use Chemicals again ... Kill kill kil is all what Americuns do ....
    • altair451
      WHAT!? How dare he speak the truth. Some one needs to fire him!
    • peaceactivist2
      Why not? Watch amateurs DAESH video on you tube alone can see them operate and possessed many highly sophisticated war equipments never seen by any guerrilla group that operate from a non-state point. That mean there must be highly educated, highly experience individuals recruited and/or trained in those terrorists groups, and materials to produce such deadly gas provided to such terrorists by some one the same as those sophisticated weapons they possessed and used.
    • JPH
      Even Brennan acknowledging now Daesh/IS chemical capability an willingness to use only makes it more probable that the 2013 chemical weapons attack was a "false flag" operation.
    • peaceactivist2
      Hey, look at the photo! Guess who intentionally run and leaving behind hundreds of those military vehicles and equipments for the terrorists? Never in my 65 years on earth where a large and such highly equipted troops wouldn't stand but run and left behind such large numbers of equiptments for own enemy. What an easy cover up tactic they done? Kids are laughing!
    • No Name
      "Able to Produce Chlorine, Mustard Gas"

      Just shu*-up CIA, the gas was brought by the BRITISH and YOU agents FROM LIBYA via Turkey.
      "Can produce" my a**. They got the gas FROM YOU, you rascals.
    • Preterist ADSeventy
      Originally, in the Israel/USSA's war against Syria, Israel/USSA claimed Assad was using chemical weapons/chlorine gas against his own people thereby justifying their "Dictator Assad must go" stance. Why the change? I'll bet this statement is just another lie that they've flippantly thrown out there. Lies are truth and truth is lies to Israel/USSA.
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