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Biological and Chemical Weapons

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  • US says it killed Islamic State chemical weapons expert who once worked for Saddam

    WASHINGTON A U.S. bombing raid in Iraq has killed a chemical weapons expert who once worked for Saddam Hussein and had joined the Islamic State group, the military announced Friday.
  • UN, watchdog: Destruction of Syria chemical weapons production facilities begins

    International investigators say the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons production facilities has begun. The latest report by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says the destruction of the 12 facilities is expected to be...

    U.S. had role in Iraq's chemical weapons

    U.S. had role in Iraq's chemical weapons
    I want my local newspaper to be fearless and to report the unvarnished truth. I am aware that opinion writers have a different role from reporters. However, in expressing an opinion, one must place everything on the table. This came to mind when I read...

    Chemical weapons cover-up reignites old argument

    Chemical weapons cover-up reignites old argument
    The New York Times report that the George W. Bush administration discovered old chemical bombs and rockets in Iraq and withheld the knowledge "from troops it sent into harm's way" is an echo of the discussion over alleged new weapons of mass destruction...

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reportedly claimed close to 4,000 lives, and World Health Organization officials believe the true death toll could be far higher. An international response including U.S. military personnel, as well as assistance from...