Chemical Weapon

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Name: Chemical Weapon
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 mins ago - 1 reports

Flight chaos as Chinese military mounts show of strength

Part of the drills involved a simulated electromagnetic attack designed to knock out communications and radar systems. The PLA Daily, the official army newspaper, noted there had been "heavy airstrikes", as well as "electronic disturbance teams" and even ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

From Flanders to Syria: The devastating development of chemical warfare

It was April 1915 that chemical weapons were introduced as a instrument of modern warfare.All sides would come to use the weapons dubbed "the cloud that kills", but it was the Germans that used it first, against Allied troops in what became known as the ... [Published itv.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Viewpoint: The consequences of grievances and guns

Christian Science Monitor (excerpt)The nine-month-old conflict in Ukraine finally touched the rest of the world with the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.That someone in an area dominated by pro-Russian separatists would hit a commercial airliner ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Israel: serial killer state since 1948

Israel has blood on its handsIsrael has blood on its hands. The murder of over 1,000 Palestinians in recent weeks is not its first massacre.In November 2012 it bombed Palestinian homes in Gaza during Operation Pillar of Defence. Its 2008-09 Operation ... [Published Socialist Worker - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

News & Views: Senate Dems target Hobby Lobby ruling

Senate Democrats are seeking to compel for-profit employers to cover for their employees all 20 forms of contraception listed in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).This bill is to counteract the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Hobby Lobby Corp ... [Published Redlands Daily Facts - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Waning US influence hampers Gaza truce bid

WASHINGTON: Waning US influence and US Secretary of State John Kerry's failed peace bid are hampering efforts to reach a Gaza truce, but America remains the sole power capable of brokering a deal to stop the fighting, analysts said.Amid an unfortunate ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Harrowing photos show the horror of the First World War

One hundred years ago today first shots were fired as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia Conflict would engulf all major world powers, consume millions of lives and change the world foreverByKieran CorcoranPublished: 21:53 GMT, 28 July 2014 | Updated: ... [Published Capital Bay - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Crises 'show effects of US disengagement'

For Russia, Obama offered Putin a "reset" strategy of improved relations. But when it became clear that Putin wasn't interested - that he wanted to re-create a Russian empire while blocking the achievement of a Europe whole and free - the West again had ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Disengagement, Syria, Iraq
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ridding the world of Assad’s chemical weapons

Last Tuesday, a Danish ship offloaded a cargo of chemicals in the UK. There is nothing remarkable about the ship, or even the cargo, which is similar to the industrial chemicals regularly handled, transported and destroyed at British facilities on a routine ... [Published The Hill - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Great War: 100 Years Later

It didn't turn out to be 'the war to end all wars,' but World WarI changed the world. The conflict -- which began 100 years agoMonday -- destroyed leaders and empires, introduced new andmassively destructive weapons, and aided women's suffrage.WEAPON ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Scenes From An Apocalypse: The Birth of Chemical Warfare

On Monday night at 10:00 p.m., TVO airs the third episode of   Apocalypse: World War One ,  a five part HD series of international scope, consisting entirely of archival images that have often been enhanced with colour using modern computer technolog ... [Published TVO.org - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 14 reports

Activists launch flotilla against Syria chemicals

Nearly 40 activists from Greece and Italy plan to launch a flotilla from the port of Hania on Crete on Friday to protest the decommissioning of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile in the sea south of the island.During a press conference in Hania on Thursd... ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Jul 24 2014]

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"If the dog owner felt that his animal was being abused or misused, a phone call should have been made to us so that we could have investigated that, rather than taking action in his own hands" Harris said
...a critical role within Team CBRNE to provide operational forces and equipment to counter CBRNE and WMD threats," ECBC Director Joseph Wienand said. "It's imperative we stay current with technologies that can advance research defense efforts for emerging threats."
...Under such circumstances, the narrow corridor of civilian airspace on China's busy east coast was heavily restricted. "The naval drill beginning this week involves the East fleet, the North fleet and the South fleet..."
In a speech last May, Obama said, "Since World War II, some of our most costly mistakes came not from our restraint, but from our willingness to rush into military adventure." Other leaders, such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, offer even more caution about the hubris of certainty in a conflict

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Ukraine Conflict: US and EU widen sanctions on ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 4 hours ago]
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Syrian Arab Republic: Barrage of Barrel Bombs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Remembering World War I [Published Press and Dakotan - 5 hours ago]
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Under Secretary Carson tours CBRNE elements at APG [Published United States Army - 6 hours ago]
On this day: Ceasefire agreement on Cyprus [Published The Scotsman - 6 hours ago]
Mark Mellman: Israel is a lot like us [Published The Hill - 7 hours ago]
Frenzy of geopolitical influences threatens oil... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 7 hours ago]
Pax Christi: Stop selling arms to Syria [Published Independent Catholic News - 9 hours ago]
How Prepared Should We Be? America’s Complaisan... [Published Milford Daily News - 10 hours ago]
Milbank: Dana Milbank: John Kerry learns humility [Published Washington Post - 10 hours ago]
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Flight chaos as Chinese military mounts show of... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
American Intelligence Officers Who Battled the ... [Published Zero Hedge - 12 hours ago]
Maliki Must Go - Politico [Published U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein - 12 hours ago]
From Flanders to Syria: The devastating develop... [Published itv.com - 12 hours ago]
Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence [Published Consortium News - 12 hours ago]
The West Has Cornered Putin—and That's When He'... [Published The New Republic Online - 13 hours ago]
Viewpoint: The consequences of grievances and guns [Published Hamilton Spectator - 13 hours ago]
Does US have the UAE's back? Drafted youth don'... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 14 hours ago]
Hillary: Hamas Uses Human Shields Because ‘Gaza... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 14 hours ago]
Israel: serial killer state since 1948 [Published Socialist Worker - 15 hours ago]
WWI fallen to be remembered by name [Published Mississauga News - 15 hours ago]
Syria’s chaos result of double standards [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
GailForce: Aspen Security Forum Part I [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - 16 hours ago]
United States Accuses Russia of Violating Cold ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - 17 hours ago]
U.S. Labs Face New Congressional Scrutiny on Pa... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - 17 hours ago]
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Syrian Arab Republic: Barrage of Barrel Bombs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Syrian Arab Republic Attacks on Civilians Defy UN Resolution To download satellite images and map: http://multimedia.hrw.org/distribute/satbwgupif (New York) – The Syrian government is raining high explosive barrel ...
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American Intelligence Officers Who Battled the ... [Published Zero Hedge - 12 hours ago]
Preface: With the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine turning a local civil war into a U.S. confrontation with Russia, former high-level U.S. intelligence veterans released a statement today urging President Obama to release what evidence ...
Hillary: Hamas Uses Human Shields Because ‘Gaza... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 14 hours ago]
In an interview with Fusion TV, Hillary Clinton argues Hamas hides their military weapons among civilians due mainly to geography, not radical religious beliefs or their hatred of Israel. Clinton’s explanation came during an interview with Jorge Ramos. ...
GailForce: Aspen Security Forum Part I [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - 16 hours ago]
THE NECESSITY OF PROCURING good Intelligence is apparent & need not be further urged — all that remains for me to add, is, that you keep the whole matter as secret as possible. For upon Secrecy, Success depends in most Enterprizes of the kind, and ...
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81 Dead In The Latest Violence In Iraq [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 24 2014]
Dispute Ongoing Over Syria's Chemical Weapons [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - May 15 2014]
(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Fears of chemical weapons atta... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 22 2014]
Syria May Miss Chemical Weapons Deadline [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 18 2014]
First video of chemical weapons being transport... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 28 2014]
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