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Today that the crisis in Syria could spiral into a global conflict here's the reason.
-- -- NATO joined a chorus of world powers with stern warnings for series leadership and threats of possible intervention.
This is coming today amid US intelligence reports that the Syrian regime has now moved some of -- dangerous chemical weapons.
The sources say it involved movement -- in weapons sites that type of activity they had not seen an -- before.
Analysts say they believe that Syria could have thousands of chemical agents on its hands.
Ages including mustard and get mustard gas and Sarin which is it deadly nerve gas.
And as the world watches the Syrian civil war intensifies.
Today officials said a mortar slammed into a ninth grade classroom near the capital of Damascus.
It killed more than a dozen students they tell us.
And a teacher.
The state news agency blamed what it calls terrorist -- -- the Syrian government often uses if not all the time.
To describe the rebels fighting against the government which is killing its own people.
In fact activists say -- the government has killed more than 40000.
People or at least 40000 have died in the civil war which broke out well more than a year ago.
We have team fox coverage James Rosen live at the State Department reaction from the US and NATO.
First of the chief fox -- correspondent Jonathan Hunt at the United Nations this afternoon and it seems Jonathan.
There's a battle for a capital city that could be shaping up and that is crucially important.
Yet there is no dad -- we have and should any new and very significant stage in the battle for Syria and that is in essence.
The battle for the capital Damascus it has been going on for some five all six days now.
Clearly president Bashar Al Assad desperately wants to and indeed house to hang on to the capital -- to stay in pal I'm -- many experts.
Who believe that either way he has decided to fight to the death I'd -- tries to fleet he'll be killed by his own supporters who will feel.
Betrayed by -- -- him off ultimately.
He will be killed by the rebels but.
This out while it does seem to be the end of days for the Assad's regime according to many observers.
It could yet stretch on for some days or even weeks ship that is because the rebels at this stage simply aren't strong enough to live -- God defeat the Syrian security forces in one decisive battle so what we're seeing now is a very intense back.
-- -- of attrition but most experts will tell you Assad's days really odd numbered.
Now -- course the big question on the international stage now Jonathan is will he use those chemical weapons at the last moment real concerns.
Yet there's some very real concern a lot of people likening him to look cold -- -- who will fight to the very death.
And death full use every weapon in his hostile.
There are others though who think that a sad.
Is highly unlikely to do that that he is being worn by everybody including his allies the Russians that it would be.
A grave mistake the latest warning coming from the British prime minister earlier today listen.
We have already said.
And the private message to the Syrian regime directly to them.
About but -- serious consequences that would follow from the use of such weapons.
Now array it is worth remembering here -- that the concern of a chemical weapons will not and if and when -- -- goes it has been said repeatedly do we do not know.
-- the strongest faction is not among this Syrian rebels.
Who may get that -- -- all those chemical weapons if there's Syrian army is rented or if they simply.
Disappear into the hillsides when -- -- -- so the fate of those weapons.
Will be a concern for a long time to come -- Jonathan Hunt at the United Nations.
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