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Analysis: ‘International Taboo on Chemical Weapons Frays As U.S. Steps Back’

Kyle Orton explains how Assad’s repeated use of chemical weapons, with little punitive measures, has contributed to a dangerous culture of normalizing these deadly weapons. A detailed article regarding Assad’s history of chemical warfare in the Syrian conflict. 8 more words

Kyle Orton

The Political and Emotional Power of Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons elicit a very specific emotive and political response from populations, namely, anxiety. What are the drivers behind the fears surrounding chemical weapons? 

“War, like revolution, is founded upon intimidation.

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Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul University in Fight To Eradicate Eradicate Islamic State in the City -- ISIS destroyed all the buildings as they pulled back

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JAN. 13, 2017, 2:24 A.M. E.S.T.

IRBIL, Iraq — Two Iraqi officers say Iraqi special forces have entered the Mosul University, a tactical achievement in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city. 227 more words

Syrian forces engaged in mop-up operation in Aleppo’s recently retaken areas have discovered Saudi-produced chemical weapons agents left behind by foreign-backed terrorists in the city. 211 more words

World News

Work Resumes At Colorado Plant Destroying Chemical Weapons

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – The Army has resumed the destruction of chemical weapons at a plant in Colorado after fixing a leak that caused a hazardous waste spill. 122 more words

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Chemical weapons factory for terrorists discovered in east-Aleppo

RSFP

Sputnik journalists report about a chemical weapons factory discovered in the Eastern part of Aleppo. ~ Recent search operations in eastern Aleppo have confirmed that chemical weapons were indeed used during the conflict – but by terrorists, not government forces. 187 more words

USA

Eight Years of Barack Obama Come To A Close Amid What Appears To Be Increasing Global Disorder

The Daily Mail

While a terror attack was occurring in Berlin and an Ambassador was assassinated in Turkey on Monday, President President Barack Obama could be found teeing off on the golf course as part of his Christmas vacation in Hawaii. 228 more words