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Iraq Chemical Weapons

Iraq Says 'Terrorist' Groups Have Seized Former Chemical Weapons Facility

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad, where rem...

Nobel Peace Prize to OPCW Rebukes U.S. Unilateralism

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Stephen Zunes

The fact that the OPCW exists made it possible for the international community to prevent a U.S. attack on Syria, which had seemed inevitable just weeks ago and the likely disastrous consequences that would have followed.

Matt Sledge

U.S.: Chemical Weapons A 'Moral Obscenity,' Unless Our Allies Have Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry called the "indiscriminate slaughter" of civilians in Syria using chemical weapons a "moral obscenity" in a speech two w...

Report: U.S. Gave Saddam Intel, Ignored Chemical Attacks In 1980s

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would ...

'KBR Knowingly Exposed Guardsman To Toxic Chemicals In Iraq'

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 10 (Reuters) - Lawyers for 12 Oregon National Guardsmen suing contractor KBR Inc for negligence a...