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Conceptual Introduction to Weapons of Mass Destruction

In this guest lecture for the first-year undergraduate subject States, Security and International Relations at La Trobe University, I provide a conceptual introduction to the concept of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).  216 more words


WARNING: Handle With Care!

Our oceans are home to the discarded munitions of wars past!

In 1987, hundreds of dead dolphins washed up onto the shores of Virginia and New Jersey. 845 more words


Women’s Roles in the Inspection and Assessment of Iraq’s WMD (UNMOVIC)

Dear Friends of this Blog,

Shortly after publishing this post I became privy to information that called into question my decision to edit and then run the piece in the first place.   110 more words

Syrian Rebels Caught in ‘False-Flag’ Kidnapping

By Robert Parry

Global Research, April 18, 2015

Consortium News 16 April 2015

Richard Engel, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent.

In December 2012, Syria’s U.S.-backed “moderate” rebels pulled off a false-flag kidnapping and “rescue” of NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew, getting the crime blamed on a militia tied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a propaganda scam that NBC played along with despite having evidence of the truth. 1,581 more words