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Biological and Chemical Weapons

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  • Syria discloses locations of dozens of chemical weapons sites

    UNITED NATIONS -- Signaling that he may be serious about cooperating with the United States and averting military strikes against his government, Syrian President Bashar Assad has disclosed the locations of “dozens” of chemical weapons...
  • Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy, but it's possible

    Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy, but it's possible
    Globally, chemical weapons demilitarization has been difficult, slow and costly, but with technologies that have been developed over the past two decades, the safe destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile is feasible. While the diplomats work out...
  • Obama: Proposed U.N. resolution on Syria a 'significant step forward'

    Obama: Proposed U.N. resolution on Syria a 'significant step forward'
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Friday praised a deal reached at the United Nations to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons cache as "a significant step forward" for the war-torn country and “a potentially huge victory for the international...
  • The Syria seduction

    Expecting Syria to live up to an agreement between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the cataloging, inspection, removal and eventual destruction or sequester of chemical weapons is a subtle seduction. Why would...
  • Once more into the snake pit

    "Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn?" -- Peter, Paul and Mary By the time you read this, U.S. missiles and bombs may be falling on Syria. Why? Syria hasn't attacked us. It does not pose a security threat to the United States....
  • What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.

    What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...
  • We've been played

    "One does not sharpen the axes after the right time; after the time they are needed." -- Russian Proverb The late Ukrainian violinist Mischa Elman is considered one of the greatest of all time, but he has nothing on Russian President Vladimir Putin,...
  • Kerry warns Syria of possible U.N. action over chemical arms delay

    Kerry warns Syria of possible U.N. action over chemical arms delay
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday warned Syria that it could face punishment by the United Nations Security Council if it fails to surrender its chemical weapons arsenal. However, the warning was quickly rejected by Russia, a...
  • U.S. accuses Syria of stalling on chemical weapons surrender

    U.S. accuses Syria of stalling on chemical weapons surrender
    WASHINGTON — Amid growing U.S. fear that the Syrian civil war is now a magnet for extremist groups, the Obama administration on Thursday accused President Bashar Assad's government of stalling on the destruction of its most dangerous chemical agents...
  • Syria and rebels agree to extend rescue effort in city of Homs

    Syria and rebels agree to extend rescue effort in city of Homs
    DAMASCUS, Syria — A plan to provide humanitarian aid to besieged residents in the Syrian city of Homs was extended Monday for three days, the United Nations announced, as a new round of Syrian peace talks began. The U.N. said the fresh cease-...
  • America's quiver of outrage is empty

    Don't step over the line and re-militarize the Rhineland. Absorbing Austria would cross a red line. Breaking up Czechoslovakia is unacceptable. Get out of Poland by the announced deadline. The rest was history. Don't dare blow up another American...