May 8, 2014

Bashar al-Assad's Favorite New Bomb

Christoph Reuter, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Although Damascus has turned over 92.5 percent of its chemical weapons stockpile, including sarin, as agreed, it continues to deploy poison gas against the Syrian people. Given chlorine's use in everyday products, it isn't included in the list of weapons the regime has agreed to place under international control. Its deployment against humans is nonetheless prohibited under the Chemical Weapons Convention, of which Syria is a signatory.

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TAGGED: Chlorine Bombs, Bashar Al-Assad, Middle East, Syria


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