Syria’s Chemical Attack Shows the Limits of International Law | Opinion

No matter how wise you consider this intervention, legal scholars generally agree that the United Nations Charter doesn’t allow the use of military force to prevent chemical weapons attacks—no matter how evil—without U.N. Security Council approval......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

Russia Claims Syria Chemical Attack Used European Equipment

Most international observers believe Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was behind the attack, with the support of his Russian allies......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2018

Syria Ramps Up Attacks on Pockets of Opposition

The Syrian regime, unfazed by international outrage over a suspected chemical-weapons attack, has shifted its attention to small opposition-held pockets in its relentless pursuit to consolidate control over the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

Syria Chemical Attack: The UN"s Ability To Respond To Humanitarian Crisis Is Fundamentally Flawed | Opinion

Despite the severity of the Syrian regime’s past chemical attacks against civilians, and their almost universal condemnation, the legal justification for previous U.S. strikes against the Syrian regime has been hotly debated......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

Watchdog Agency to Investigate Syria Chemical Strike Site

An international watchdog agency said Tuesday that it was planning to send a fact-finding team to Douma, Syria, where Syrian forces are accused of carrying out a chemical weapons attack......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 10th, 2018

Missiles Strike Air Base in Syria; Russia Points Finger at Israel

Several missiles hit a military air base in Syria after an alleged chemical-weapons attack on a Damascus suburb killed dozens of civilians over the weekend and spurred calls for international action......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 9th, 2018

Dozens Killed in Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria

A suspected chemical-weapons attack on a rebel-held Syrian town near Damascus late Saturday has killed at least 42 people and sickened hundreds more, relief workers said, sparking calls for international action and a sharp rebuke from President Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 8th, 2018

BBC Producer"s Syria Bombshell: Douma "Gas Attack" Footage "Was Staged"

Now approaching nearly a year after the April 7, 2018 alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria — which the White House used as a pretext to bomb Syrian government facilities and bases throughout Damascus — a BBC reporte.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2019

New Satellite Image Shows Syria"s S-300 System Ready For Service

Via, A new satellite image that was released by Image Sat International revealed on Tuesday that Syria.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 7th, 2019

U.S. Claims "False Flag" Chemical Attack In Syria

U.S. Claims "False Flag" Chemical Attack In Syria.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2018

Germany could join a military alliance with the US, UK, and France if Syria tries another chemical attack

REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Germany is exploring the possibility of joining a military alliance with the US, France, and the United Kingdom against Syria, according to BILD. Germany had previously ruled out participation in "military actions," but .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

Top US Envoy Says "Lots Of Evidence" Assad Prepping Chemical Weapons; Russia Threatens Attack On US Base

While Syria seemed to have dropped from the Western media's radar over the past months as the Syrian Army and its Russian and Iranian allies made rapid .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2018

Russia sent a massive naval armada to Syria — and looks to be readying to fight the US

Russia has positioned a considerable naval armada in the Mediterranean near Syria after accusing the US of plotting a false flag chemical weapons attack in the country. In.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. to sanction Russia over nerve-agent attack in U.K.

The U.S. announced new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday over the nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in the U.K. in March, saying Moscow violated an international ban on chemical and biological weapons.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2018

Russia Warns "Credible Information" Of Impending Staged Chemical Attack In Syria

As the world's attention was focused on Singapore and the historic Trump-Kim summit this week, and with broad media acknowledgem.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 14th, 2018

Was Trump Right? Syria Very Likely Used Chemical Weapons in Hospital Attack, Watchdog Finds

Chemical weapons such as chlorine and the banned nerve agent sarin gas were likely used in the attack......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2018

Who"s Bombing Syria? Video Shows New Strikes and Massive Explosion as World Powers Clash

Syrian military positions in southern Hama were reportedly attacked as international tensions mount......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 29th, 2018

"No Attacks, No Victims": Syria Chemical Attack Video Participants Speak At OPCW Briefing

Russian officials brought fifteen people to The Hague from the city of Douma, Syria, said to have bee.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2018

Donald Trump"s Syria Problem

Donald Trump responded to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by lobbing some missiles at the Syrian air base from which the gas attack was allegedly launched. Some have des.....»»

Category: blogSource: economicpopulistApr 27th, 2018

"Just War" Theory And The US Attack On Syria

Authored by David Gordon via The Mises Institute, On April 13, the United States launched a missile attack on Syria, in response to an alleged chemical attack using chlorine gas by the Syrian government on the town .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 25th, 2018

Ron Paul Asks "What Will Weapons Inspectors Find In Syria... And Does It Matter?"

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Inspectors from the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have finally arrived in Douma, Syria, to assess whether a gas attack took place ear.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2018