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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...
  • Syrian leader discloses locations of dozens of chemical weapons sites

    UNITED NATIONS — Signaling that he may be serious about giving up his chemical weapons, Syrian President Bashar Assad has disclosed the locations of dozens of poison gas production and storage sites to international inspectors, according to...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Security Council votes unanimously to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON -- The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to approve a resolution directing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, setting in motion an international effort expected to begin within days. The...
  • Obama's bait-and-switch on Syria

    Chemical weapons are evil, but you could also say they're a curse. They have a talismanic power to bend and distort U.S. foreign policy. You can ask George W. Bush or Barack Obama. In 2003, then-Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz gave a lengthy...
  • Rachel Marsden: Team Obama needs to put Syrian burden on Russia

    When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the reported chemical weapons attacks in Syria this week, it was like watching a bad Stanley Kubrick movie cross between "Dr. Strangelove" and "Spartacus." As in, "I, Spartacus, would like to claim full...
  • Rachel Marsden: A double standard on deadly weapons

    PARIS -- It's heartbreaking that America is mourning the victims of yet another horrific shooting massacre -- this time as the result of a former Navy reservist opening fire in the Washington Navy Yard complex, killing 13 people (including himself) and...