Posts Tagged: chemical weapons
Don’t underestimate Syrian rebel know-how: they may have made the rockets used to launch chemical weapons at Ghouta.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
Barack Obama--the man who was about to wage war in Syria, however reluctantly--must now fall from his high horse and become a man of peace.
The emerging U.S.-Iran modus vivendi over Syria could be the beginning of the end for three decades of mutual hostility and estrangement.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.