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Defense Secretary Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria still has chemical weapons - Los Angeles Times

Syria has dispersed its air force combat planes in recent days in response to the U.S. cruise missile strike two weeks ago following a chemical attack on civilians in the province of Idlib, said Defense Secretary James Mattis during a visit to Israel ...and more »

Syria Changed the World - New York Times

ISTANBUL — The world seems awash in chaos and uncertainty, perhaps more so than at any point since the end of the Cold War. Authoritarian-leaning leaders are on the rise, and liberal democracy itself seems under siege. The post-World War II order is ...and more »

Mattis Praises America's Security Partnership With Israel - Department of Defense

The United States is steadfastly committed to Israel's security, and appreciates its partnership with Israel in confronting regional and other threats, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said at a joint press conference with Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor ...and more »

The Syrian People Have Been Betrayed By All Sides - The Intercept

Where do you stand on the conflict in Syria? This question has become perhaps the ultimate political and sectarian Rorschach test of our time. Are you a leftist or libertarian who opposes U.S. air strikes and waxes lyrical about the paramountcy of ...and more »

A key supplier of Syria's chemical weapons? North Korea. - PRI

The regime of Kim Jong-un has made a killing selling arms and ammunition to the regime of fellow dictator, Bashar al-Assad. A typical example is a machine gun known as the Type 73, according to Bruce Bechtol, a professor at Angelo State University in ...and more »

MATTIS: 'No doubt' Syria still has chemical weapons - Business Insider

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria still possesses banned chemical weapons. Avigdor Lieberman James Mattis US Defense Secretary James Mattis. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. TEL AVIV, Israel — Syria still possesses chemical ...and more »

Canada Expands Syrian Sanctions List To Put Pressure On Bashar Assad - Huffington Post Canada

OTTAWA — Canada has expanded its Syrian sanctions list to include 17 high-ranking individuals in the Assad government and five entities linked to the use of chemical weapons. They will now be subject to an asset freeze and a prohibition on having any ...and more »

US defence chief says Syria still has chemical weapons - Globalnews.ca

WATCH ABOVE: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria retains chemical weapons and that North Korea is not to be trusted. X. - A A +. Listen. TEL AVIV, Israel – Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said in ...and more »

Syria still has chemical weapons, US defense secretary says - Washington Post

TEL AVIV — The Syrian government has retained an unspecified amount of chemical weapons and dispersed its aircraft after a U.S. cruise-missile attack this month, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. Mattis spoke alongside his Israeli counterpart ...and more »

The Syrian War - London Review of Books

In this episode of the LRB podcast, Adam Shatz talks to Joshua Landis about Syria. Joshua Landis is the Director of the Centre for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma and his blog, Syria Comment, has long been an indispensable guide to a ...and more »