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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

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

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