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-- record -- New York Times reporting that serious stock -- chemical weapons as.
And ready for use -- president Bashar Assad gives the order to use them on his own people as that war rages.
-- -- watches it live from our Middle East bureau.
What is the latest now -- Building intelligence came out a couple of weeks ago that the Syria did begun mixing these chemical weapons that was based on.
Satellite intelligence and signals intelligence we need mutations -- -- -- And that's when the US went into high -- diplomatically and basically made it clear to the Syrian into the Russians that the use of chemical weapons.
Would be crossing a red line this is where it gets tricky.
Those chemical weapons have an expiration date essentially once you mix them -- you.
He's -- or lose that we're getting close to the expiration -- the question is.
Will president's -- use -- the Red Line -- remains where it is and right now the president aside his military is probably looking a little bit stronger show of force.
As just in the past 48 hours patriot missiles to be banned.
By US troops and also NATO troops have landed in Turkey those missiles are going to go along the Turkish Syrian border to be.
Used first to prevent.
Any kind of Syrian attack inside -- Turkey but very easily those missiles can be reprogrammed to begin the enforcement of a no fly zone.
Over northern Syria that certainly is something that would be.
Done if the Red Line was crossed they'll -- what you heard about the rebels what are they doing Leland.
That's the other part of this story in the sense that the rebels seem to be losing whatever momentum they -- gained the talk of chemical weapons really got strong.
When the rubble removed.
On all of the cities controlled.
By the Syrian regime as of late.
Things have slowed down -- able to move across open ground when they get to the cities the Syrian army has regrouped and is now able to repulse them back -- Syrians.
Are still using air force to pound away at those rebels now -- -- thank you the latest on what we believed to be happening.
Inside that elusive country Martha has more.
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