Currently browsing tag

chemical weapons

Quote of the Day

“It’s too early to tell whether this offer will succeed, and any agreement must verify that the Assad regime keeps its commitments. But this initiative has the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons without the use of force.” PRESIDENT OBAMA, on a proposal for international monitors to take …

Quote of the Day

“He could turn over every single bit of his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week — turn it over, all of it, without delay and allow the full and total accounting.” SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY, when asked about steps Syria’s leader could take to avoid …

Quote of the Day

“The indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity.” SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY, condemning the Syrian government’s apparent use of banned weapons in attacking its people. Quotation of the Day for Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 – NYTimes.com.

Double Take ‘Toons: A Red Rubicon? : NPR

The Obama administration says the Syrian government has by using chemical weapons against rebels. Steve Kelley thinks President Obama could have acted sooner, while Steve Sack believes the executive branch is justified in looking before it leaps. / Steve Kelley Steve Sack/The Minneapolis Star Tribune Double Take ‘Toons: A Red …