With the looming possibility of an American strike on Syria due to their government's alleged use of chemical weapons against al Qaida-aided rebels, the question arises as to where those weapons came from. Could they possibly have come from Iraq, after being smuggled out in the run-up to the invasion of that country? In any event, the Daily Record points to a very different possible source.
BRITAIN allowed firms to sell chemicals to Syria capable of being used to make nerve gas, the Sunday Mail can reveal today.
Export licences for potassium fluoride and sodium fluoride were granted months after the bloody civil war in the Middle East began.
The chemical is capable of being used to make weapons such as sarin, thought to be the nerve gas used in the attack on a rebel-held Damascus suburb which killed nearly 1500 people, including 426 children, 10 days ago.Read the full story.