25/04/2013

US: ‘some confidence’ of Syria chemical weapons use

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April 25th, 2013

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has said American intelligence believes “to some degree of varying confidence” that Syria has used chemical weapons.

During a visit to the United Arab Emirates, he said it was suspected that sarin gas had been used against rebels.

Mr Hagel said the use was “small scale” and did not specify where or when…

Photo: Vietnam Agent orange victims 

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US war strategy: the trick with the chemical weapons

IRAQ

February 13, 1998 - Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction Programs
http://www.fas.org/irp/threat/whitepap.htm

May 2002 - 'A satellite image of Iraqi chemical weapons labs'
http://abcnews.go.com/widgets/mediaViewer/image?id=2948762

June 2, 2003 - 'Why Didn’t Iraq Use Chemical and Biological Weapons Against U.S. Troops?'
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/why-didnt-ira...

2004 - 'Iraq’s Chemical Warfare Program'
https://www.cia.gov/library/reports/general-reports-1/ira...

'Events Leading Up to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq'
http://www.historycommons.org/timeline.jsp?timeline=compl...

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LiBYA

March 7th, 2011 - 'US Intelligence believes Libya has Chemical Weapons'
http://securityandconflict.umwblogs.org/2011/03/07/us-int...

22 Mar 2011 - 'Global Insights: Coalition Must Act on Libyan Chemical Weapons'
http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/8262/global-i...

19 MAY 2011 - 'Destroying Libya's Chemical Weapons: Deadlines and Delays'
http://wmdjunction.com/110519_destroying_libya_cw.htm

23rd August, 2011 - 'US keeping guard of Libyan chemical weapons'
http://dawn.com/2011/08/23/us-keeping-guard-of-libyan-che...

22 September 2011 - 'Libyan rebels discover Gaddafi's chemical weapons'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/22/libyan-rebels...

Oct 3, 2011 - 'Inspectors investigate claim of missing chemical weapons in Libya'
http://digitaljournal.com/article/312220

1 March 2012 - 'Libya and Syria top talks on chemical weapons between Ban and key official'
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=41424&#....

 

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