Panetta: Assad 'got the message' on chemical weapons
By Jeremy Herb - 12/11/12 05:25 PM EST
Panetta told reporters on his flight to Kuwait that Syrian
President Bashar Assad seemed to have “got the message” after the White House
and others warned Assad there would be severe consequences for using the
There were reports last week that Syrian forces had started mixing the chemicals to potentially use sarin in bombs.