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Biological and Chemical Weapons

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  • US draft urges UN to condemn use of chlorine in Syria

    The United States has circulated a draft resolution in the U.N. Security Council that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without assigning blame, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations....
  • U.S. to destroy its largest remaining chemical weapons cache

    U.S. to destroy its largest remaining chemical weapons cache
    The United States is about to begin destroying its largest remaining stockpile of chemical-laden artillery shells, marking a milestone in the global campaign to eradicate a debilitating weapon that still creeps into modern wars. The Pueblo Chemical...
  • 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...
  • Scripps Florida studies ways to counteract chemical weapons

    Scripps Florida studies ways to counteract chemical weapons
    If U.S. soldiers were hit with biological or chemical weapons, the U.S. military would like to mobilize portable labs to quickly test for compounds that could halt those threats to the human body. That explains why the U.S. Department of Defense has...
  • Obama argues against use of force to solve global conflicts

    On the final stop of his weeklong Asian tour, President Obama on Monday answered the question that has dogged him all along the way: Has he gone too far in reducing America's historical role in global security? The president, who rode into office on a...
  • More than 50 killed in Syria in string of attacks

    More than 50 killed in Syria in string of attacks
    More than 50 people were killed and scores injured in Syria on Tuesday during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and Homs, according to official and activist accounts. The deadliest strike was a car...
  • Removal of Syrian chemical weapons almost 90% complete, monitor says

    Removal of Syrian chemical weapons almost 90% complete, monitor says
    BEIRUT — The Syrian government has shipped out almost 90% of its chemical weapons material, raising hopes that the war-ravaged nation can meet a Sunday┬ádeadline to comply with a disarmament accord, an international regulator said Tuesday. The...
  • Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete

    Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete
    BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of...
  • Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks

    Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks
    For weeks Ottilie Lundgren hadn't been able to shake a pesky cold, so when her niece Shirley Davis visited her Oxford home on a Friday morning and found the 94-year-old woman was having difficulty breathing, they went to the hospital. "I remember she...