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Monday, February 18, 2019

A study released on Sunday tallies the chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war, which has left hundreds of thousands dead. At least 336 have occurred, according to authors Tobias Schneider and Theresa Lütkefend of the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute.

Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime carried out 98 percent of them, according to the authors, dropping chlorine gas, sarin and sulfur mustard gas on Syrian civilians.

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Wait, what? The Obama Administration promised us in 2014 that Syria agreed to destroy their stockpiles of chemical weapons...

-The DR Left

#1 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-02-18 01:45 PM | Reply

See? There were bad people on both sides!

- The DR Duds

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2019-02-18 02:52 PM | Reply

"President Obama said then that the U.S. would take military action against Syria, with congressional approval. "

"In 2013, as President Obama sought congressional support for strikes against Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack, he did not find takers in Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky or Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin, both Republicans."

www.nytimes.com

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-02-19 07:23 AM | Reply

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