Organization for theProhibition of Chemical Weapons
The United States and Russia missed the deadline for the destruction of their chemical weapons, April 29, 2012, required by the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) treaty. The U.S. reports destroying 90% of its chemical weapons and promises to complete the process by 2023. Russia reports 57% of its [...]
New York, NY United Nations, February 6, 2003
Colin Powell at UN, February 2003
Part 1: Introduction
Thank you, Mr. President.
Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, distinguished colleagues, I would like to begin by expressing my thanks for the special effort that each of you made to be here today. (Image:Wikipedia)
This is [...]
A rush to judgment is a rush to war.
It’s put up or shut up time for President Barack Obama.
Will the president wait for the completion of an objective study to determine the source of a chemical weapons in an attack on a Damascus suburb on August? Or, will he fix [...]
Statement by Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes on Syrian chemical weapons use – June 16, 2013 and May 6, 2013
Michael Collins (Washington, DC, 12/9) Here we go again.
On, December 3, President Barack Obama warned the Syrian government against using chemical weapons against, among others, NATO-Saudi sponsored fighters trying to overthrow President Bashar Assad.
A few days later, British Prime Minister David Cameron’s foreign secretary claimed that he had evidence the Syrian government plans [...]