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Friday Talking Points -- Cold War Nostalgia

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Before we get this ball rolling, we have two minor points which relate to the calendar which we feel merit mentioning. First, for the superstitious among us, it's not only Friday the 13th, but it's actually a double-dose, being 9/13/13. Wooo! Scary!

Bush's Iraq Makes Obama's Syria a Much Tougher Sell

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

When the president takes the country to war... ...

Syrian Army Used Nerve Gas: Report

Foreign Policy | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

Last Wednesday, in the hours after a horrific chemical attack east of Damascus, an official at the Syrian Ministry of Defense exchanged panicked phone...

Russia Accuses Syrian Rebels Of Using Chemical Weapons

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN and EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Russia's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that Russian experts determined that Syrian rebels made sarin nerve gas and used it in a ...

Gun Control: Nerve Gas and the Second Amendment

Dan Agin | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Dan Agin

The reality Americans need to face is that the reason we treat nerve gas and guns differently is a matter of business and profits and not a matter of reason.

As Assad Regime Disintegrates, What Will Happen to Its Huge Chemical Weapons Stockpile?

Alan Elsner | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

As Syria teeters ever closer to civil war, one little-discussed danger concerns the fate of its stockpile of deadly chemical weapons, possibly the largest in the world.

Mustard Gas Leak Detected At Pueblo's Army Chemical Depot

Reuters | by Keith Coffman | Posted 10.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER (Reuters) - Mustard gas vapors were detected seeping from a chemical weapons depot in southern Colorado on Tuesday, but no one was sickened or ...