May 7, 2013

What Does Sarin Gas Do to People?

James Hamblin, The Atlantic

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President Obama has said that chemical weapons would be a "red line" that would warrant U.S. intervention in Syria. U.N. independent commissioner Carla Del Ponte said yesterday that Syrian rebels have used sarin gas. Free Syrian Army leaders deny that.

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October 16, 2013
X-Ray Device to Destroy Chemical Weapons?
David Hambling, PopSci
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal, won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Destroying chemical weapons in a hurry is a difficult and... more ››