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Biological and Chemical Weapons

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  • Coming to grips with the chaos we created in the Middle East

    Sometimes it is the aggregate of the news, more than a particular story, that ushers in a shock, a realization that things are perhaps worse than they seem.
  • Report: 5 Syrian chemical facilities to be destroyed by June

    A new report says all five of Syria's underground production facilities for chemical weapons will be destroyed by June. The latest report by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, also...

    US ambassador: Russian veto 'extremely disruptive' on Syria

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Russia's vetoes against holding Syria's government accountable are "extremely disruptive" to the U.N. Security Council's ability to restore peace in the conflict, and have emboldened President Bashar Assad to...

    Survivor's tale: The Tokyo sarin gas attack 20 years later

    A snapshot, through the eyes of a survivor, of a poison gas attack that shook Japan 20 years ago Friday. The release of sarin gas into the Tokyo subways by the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult killed 13 people. The March 20, 1995, attack shattered a sense of...

    US begins destroying its largest cache of chemical weapons

    The U.S. Army began destroying the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons Wednesday, using explosives to rip open a container of mustard agent inside a sealed chamber and then flooding it with another chemical to neutralize it. It was...