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Chemical Weapons Experts Blocked From Site of Syria Attack, Officials Say

The office of the United Nations Secretary General had no immediate response to that claim, which Western diplomats refuted. The O.P.C.W. declined to comment, and did not even say whether its inspectors had reached Douma, saying in a [...]
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U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

While Mr. Trump vowed as recently as last week to pull American troops out of Syria, he said he would remain committed to the goal of preventing further chemical attacks. KURDISH CONTROL ISIS CONTROL REBEL CONTROL GOVERNMENT CONTROL Deir [...]
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U.S. Says Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons at Least 50 Times During War

6 days ago | 0 comment
“Our president has not yet made a decision about possible action in Syria,” Ms. Haley told the council. “But should the United States and our allies decide to act in Syria, it will be in defense of a principle on which we all agree.” The [...]
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Dozens Suffocate in Syria as Government Is Accused of Chemical Attack

2 weeks ago | 0 comment
Photo A video image of toddlers after a suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held Syrian suburb of Douma on Sunday. Credit Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, via Associated [...]
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Russia, Praised for Scrapping Chemical Weapons, Now Under Watchdog’s Gaze

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
If the dispute escalates, however, Britain could request a so-called challenge inspection of Russian laboratories to look for signs of Novichok production — a measure that has never been invoked in the monitoring group’s 21-year history. [...]
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U.N. Links North Korea to Syria’s Chemical Weapon Program

2 months ago | 0 comment
Neither the report’s authors nor members of the United Nations Security Council who have seen it would comment, and neither would the United States’ mission to the international agency. The eight experts who make up the panel all [...]
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U.S. Accuses Syria of New Chemical Weapons Use

3 months ago | 0 comment
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson also criticized what he called Syria’s continued use of chemical weapons in the war and what he described as Russia’s complicity. “Russia’s failure to resolve the chemical weapons issue in Syria [...]
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In U.N. Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

5 months ago | 0 comment
“There was nothing balanced in the U.S. resolution,” Mr. Nebenzia said. Later he told reporters waiting outside the Security Council chambers that Russia “condemns the use of chemical weapons by anyone” but that the panel’s [...]
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Surprise! Texas Republicans Couldn’t WAIT To Help Deregulate Splodey Chemical Plant!

8 months ago | 0 comment
It’s amazing what you find when you Google Crosby. Or Bing Crosby. Who in the world would have guessed that the owners of the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, have a big pile of recent OSHA safety violations and also lobbied — with [...]
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Freedom’s Just Another Word For ‘This Unregulated Chemical Plant Might Explode Thanks To Hurricane’

8 months ago | 0 comment
Here’s hoping this isn’t the ‘before’ picture So what’s the latest hell-horror that might be inflicted on the good people of coastal Texas? The answer comes straight from everyone’s favorite line in The Graduate: PLASTICS. OK, maybe [...]