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Syrian Chemical Weapons

'80 Percent' Of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2014 | World

BEIRUT, April 19 (Reuters) - Syria has shipped out or destroyed approximately 80 percent of its declared chemical weapons material, the head of the ...

Israel Should Show Leadership and Ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention

Scott Sigmund Gartner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Scott Sigmund Gartner

Israel should demonstrate regional leadership and ratify and implement the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention, conditioned on Egyptian adoption and Syrian full compliance.

Sam Stein

Top Obama Adviser On Syria: 'We're Not Taking Any Options Off The Table' | Sam Stein | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Obama administration official said on Sunday that a UN Security Council resolution requiring the Syrian government to inventory an...

The Obama Doctrine

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The Obama Doctrine has a narrow focus: keeping other nations from using biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons. It argues that we should always seek the support of the world community to enforce this prohibition. But, if they fail to respond, we should act unilaterally, because we are "the anchor of global security."

Will You Stand Up to the Playground Bully?

Skip Shuda | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Skip Shuda

As Syrian forces reportedly drop poison rain on their own people, we need to send a message to these bullies of the world that there ARE lines that should not be crossed. We need to stand up for the victims, because we are the United States of America.

U.S. Depleted Uranium as Malicious as Syrian Chemical Weapons

Craig Considine | Posted 10.29.2013 | World
Craig Considine

When "non-Westerners" make use of weapons of mass destruction, there is outrage and calls for military intervention from "the West," but when "Westerners" themselves use them, it is totally permissible, and the world can hardly react.

Kerry: Syrian Regime Launched 2 Chemical Attacks

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry says Syrian regime launched 2 chemical attacks....

Opposition Accuses Syrian Forces Of Firing Chemical Weapons At Rebels

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

AMMAN, March 25 (Reuters) - Syrian opposition campaigners said on Monday Syrian forces fired what they said were chemical weapons from multiple roc...

U.S. Ambassador: No Evidence Syria Using Chemical Weapons

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to Syria said Wednesday the Obama administration has no evidence to support President Bashar Assad's claims tha...

Joshua Hersh

Syria Chemical Weapons Claims Prompt Easy Talk Of Hard War On Iraq Invasion Anniversary | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- An unsubstantiated charge by a Syrian government-controlled media outlet that rebels deployed chemical weapons in their battle against t...

The Israel-Syria Connection: What Next?

Avi Ben-Hur | Posted 04.28.2013 | World
Avi Ben-Hur

Israel has several concerns regarding Syria. Given the destabilization of the Assad regime, there are fears that terrorists will begin to launch attacks against Israel from the Syrian Golan.