Category Archive: Chemical Weapons

Apr 17 2014

Toxic Fumes

New rumors of the Assad Government using poison gas have emerged since Seymour Hersh published ‘The Red Line and the Rat Line‘, a detailed report connecting the dots from the poison gas attack on a suburb of Damascus held by members of the insurgency to Turkish government officials backing them.  Hersh could not publish his …

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Oct 17 2013

Echo of Silence, re. Iranian Chemical Weapons Victims

The film below was recently posted on the Fellowship of Reconciliation Blog by Leila Zand.   It appears to have been recently distributed, though the Chemical Weapons attacks visited on Iran and her people are now nearly 30 years in the past.   Perhaps the event was triggered by the global discussion around Chemical Weapons attacks in …

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Oct 12 2013

Chemical Weapons Update

The Nobel Peace Prize, it’s luster dulled by the wars of Barack Obama and the EU,  and Henry Kissinger’s lifetime record of supporting massacres, dictators and Israeli exceptionalism, was presented to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons this year.   According to Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the award was not …

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Sep 27 2013

Chemical Weapons Victims in Syria

What strikes me, and no doubt I am very personal experience centered, is that these images of victims look nothing like the images of Halabja after the gas attack that killed several thousand people.  In the images from Halabja,  the people were all still lying where they fell as they attempted to run away or …

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