All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘chemical weapons’

Syria Weapons Stockpile to be Destroyed by US

John Kerry could have never predicted the consequence of his sarcastic answer to the question of how the US could avoid war with Syria following Syria’s use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. Despite the seriousness of Kerry’s initial proposal, plans are moving forward with the elimination and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, a plan that was voted …

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OPCW: Syria’s Chemical Weapons Factories Destroyed

According to a press release from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the joint OPCW-UN mission to render Syrian chemical weapons production sites inoperable was highly successful. “The government of the Syrian Arab Republic has completed the functional destruction of critical equipment for all of its declared chemical weapons production facilities and mixing/filling plants, rendering them inoperable,” the …

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North Korea Threat To Be Deterred By South Korea, US

Most people should be familiar with the nuthouse that is North Korea, and most of those same people are familiar with the antics of said nuthouse. North Korea, currently headed by Kim Jong-Un, has been faithfully carrying on its long-standing habit of threatening the US and other countries with nuclear power and other weapons of mass destruction. Their threats are …

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Syrian Chemical Weapons: Soon to be Dismantled

On Monday, a team of 20 engineers, chemists and paramedics will make their way from the Netherlands to Syria to begin the most hazardous mission of disarmement in history, dismantling the one of the world’s largest chemical weapons arsenals. Due to arrive on Tuesday, the International Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will have chemical protection suits, under …

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Syria Chemical Weapons: UN Votes To Eliminate

Syria’s chemical weapons have been stirring up quite the controversy in recent weeks, leading up to an eventual vote from the United Nations. Syria’s use of chemical weapons gained the attention of President Obama and became a very serious issue in the United States recently. On Friday night, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to secure and destroy Syria’s stockpile …

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Elizabeth O’Bagy Fired For Lying About Her PHD

Elizabeth O’Bagy is probably not known to most people, unless you have been following the debate surrounding Syria very closely. O’Bagy, 26 years old, until recently was a senior analyst at the Institute For The Study of War in Washington. This would normally not get her noticed, but after the recent attacks in Syria using chemical weapons, she is suddenly …

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U.S. Strike Syria: What to Expect in Coming Hours

With official confirmation coming from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the United States’ readiness to strike, at the time of posting, it’s surely a mere matter of hours before the United States launches missiles in retaliation for chemical weapons usage by the Assad regime in Syria. Regardless of whether an attack takes place, this article will attempt to focus …

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Russia Warns U.S. of Fallout if Syria is Struck

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov spoke to reporters in Moscow today about the United States’ potential counter-strike against Syria in the wake of allegations of chemical weapons use on a Syrian suburb. Bloomberg has Lavrov using the words “slippery slope” to describe American desires to retaliate against Syria, and that any military intervention that takes place outside the UN Security …

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France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius this week confirmed that the nerve gas sarin has been used during the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to a Guardian report, both the British and French governments claim to have found evidence for sarin in urine and blood samples smuggled out of Syria by French journalists. Fabius stated that the French government has provided …

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