Tehran snubs U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s suggestion that it participate from the ‘sidelines’
The international organization entrusted with monitoring and destroying chemical weapons received a Nobel Prize for Peace today. But it has its work cut out for it still when dealing with Syria’s stockpile
Security Council unanimously approved resolution
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On Sunday night, the anchor of the main weekly news show on Russian state TV went on the air with a jubilant grin on his face. Only a week earlier, Dmitri Kiselyov had warned his viewers about the rise of “American fascism,” …
A U.N. investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria concluded “with clear and convincing evidence” that the Aug. 21 attack involved chemical weapons. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the attack a “war crime” in an opening statement to the report, released Monday to the U.N. Security Council.
The U.N. report, per …
So, a Middle East strongman says he is ready to give up his chemical weapons, albeit under intense pressure from Western leaders, and the threat of being bombed. Can the West believe him?
In recent years, that question was …
U.S. joins the U.K., France, Germany and Turkey in pushing for a military response in wake of poison gas allegations but Russia still voices opposition