www.thecable.foreignpolicy.com Interesting.....state department verifies bashar assad sitting on a neato arsenal of wmds. note to libs and independents.. Sarcastic question..gee which middle east political party did assad and saddam belong to?BAATH. so,now libs,are you going to say yiur old XXXXX hero is a liar? bush did fuck up. Announcing his intentions so this lot was moved from iraq to syria.