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

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

Germany"s Largest Public TV News Broadcaster: Syria Chemical Attack "Most Likely Staged"

A senior correspondent for German state media broadcast ZDF heute stunned his European aud.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 21st, 2018

Inspectors Enter Syrian Site of Suspected Chemical Attack

An international team was allowed into the Syrian town to investigate. Dozens of people were killed two weeks ago in the area......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 21st, 2018

Putin is "ready for a meeting with Trump", says Russian Foreign Min Lavrov

The proposal has not moved forward since relations between the US and Russia deteriorated further over an alleged chemical attack in Syria.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018

Interview With Boy In Syria Video Raises More Doubts Over "Chemical Attack"

Interview With Boy In Syria Video Raises More Doubts Over "Chemical Attack".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 19th, 2018

Trump’s Strikes on Syria Have Little To Do With Syria’s Ongoing Conflict | Opinion

The airstrikes conducted by the United States, Britain, and France on Saturday against Syrian military targets were about upholding a nearly century-old prohibition against chemical warfare, not about Syria’s seven year-long war......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Russian support for Syria and Assad exposes Putin to more US sanction

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faced worldwide criticism for an alleged chemical attack involving chlorine gas on April 7 in the suburb of Douma.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 17th, 2018

Trump’s Syria Strikes Brings About Legal Questions | Opinion

In striking Syria without an international law justification, the United States leaves itself open to criticism and may invite similar behavior by other countries......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

Syria air strikes morally and legally right, Theresa May tells Parliament

Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has claimed the air strikes were "legally questionable" and questioned the proof that the Assad regime was behind the chemical attack in Douma.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Tel Aviv Diary: If Trump Quits Syria, Israel Will Be Left To Fight Iran Alone | Opinion

It's become clear that the targets were empty—and the attack was no more than a show......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

U.K."s May Defends Striking Syria Without Seeking Parliament"s Backing

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday defended her decision to attack chemical-weapons facilities in Syria alongside the U.S. and France, in the face of criticism that she should have first sought the backing of Parliament......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Russia And Syria Denying Chemical Attack Investigators Access To Douma: U.K. Officials

A chemical attack in Douma, Syria, killed dozens, including children, in early April......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

U.S. preparing new actions on Russia for Syria chemical attack, Reuters reports

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 16th, 2018

U.K."s May to Defend Striking Syria Without Seeking Parliament"s Backing

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to defend her decision to attack chemical weapons facilities in Syria alongside the U.S. and France, in the face of criticism that she should have first sought the backing of Parliament......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analyst.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 15th, 2018

U.S. to Impose New Sanctions on Russia After Syria Chemical Attack

According to United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley. The U.S. Treasury Department will announce fresh sanctions on Monday on Russia related to its involveme.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 15th, 2018

Chemical Weapon Attack In US "Could Happen", UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Warns

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley cautioned that chemical attacks similar to those in Syria “could happen” in the United States doesn’t take more precautions domestically......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 15th, 2018