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The New York Times reported that getting rid of U.S. chemical weapons “has been more complex, more time-consuming, more costly and more environmentally fraught than anyone imagined.” The cost of all clean-up so far has been $35.4 billion and there is no end in sight.
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The Ocean has rejected the US-proposed and US-funded plan to destroy Syria’s CW stockpiles at sea, according to a press release that reached shores early this morning. 385 more words
Åke Sellström’s final report on the alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria was handed over to the UN Secretary-General today (12th December) at 4.40pm EST.
A glaring example of one of the major pitfalls emerging in supposed “new media” has arisen during the conflict in Syria. Most notably in the form of YouTube blogger, and self-proclaimed weapons expert Eliot Higgins, aka “Brown Moses”. 1,810 more words
The identification, surrender, and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile seems to be continuing apace, with the US agreeing to handle the destruction of Syria’s bulk chemical stockpiles… 1,815 more words