"Pierre Piccinin said that he and fellow hostage Domenico Quirico, an Italian war reporter, heard their jailers talking about the chemical weapon attack and saying that Assad was not to blame.
"Quirico confirmed to La Stampa newspaper that they had eavesdropped such a conversation through a closed door..."
Syria: Assad not Responsible for Ghouta Gas Attack, Says Freed ...
Above, we see Issa, 10 years old, in a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army, September 7, 2013.
CHILDHOOD LOST: Haunting Photos Of 10-Year-Old Boy Working In A Syrian Weapons Factory
"The United States and some European allies are using defense contractors to train Syrian rebels on how to secure chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria, a senior U.S. official and several senior diplomats told CNN Sunday.
"The training, which is taking place in Jordan and Turkey, involves how to monitor and secure stockpiles and handle weapons sites and materials, according to the sources.
Syrian rebels apparently with chemical weapons.
Jim White asks: Why is Obama Changing the Date and Size of First CIA Death Squads to Enter Syria?
Jim White writes:
"“If it is determined that these rebels used weapons of mass destruction, what will the United States do with the rebels?” Mr. Putin asked.
"....US-trained death squads could well be at the center of the disputed use of chemical weapons.
"The rebels were trained for several months in a training camp on the Jordanian-Syrian border by CIA operatives, as well as Jordanian and Israeli commandos, the paper said."