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Chemical Weapons Were Used in Syria – But Who’s to Blame?

Testimony from victims of the conflict in Syria suggests rebels have used the nerve agent, sarin, a leading member of a UN commission of...

U.N. Report Estimates the Death Toll in Syria Has Exceeded 60,000

A U.N. study concluded the death toll of the Syrian domestic war has exceeded 60,000 people killed between 15 March 2011 and 30 November 2012. The death toll estimated by the U.N. is a third more than the figure of 45,000 previously given by activists opposed to the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Libyan, US EOD Teams Destroy 5,000 Shoulder-Fired Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Rebel fighter holds an SA7 missile captured from Pro-Gaddafi arsenals in Benghazi.
Libyan and American bomb disposal teams have secured thousands of shoulder-held man portable air defense missile systems (shoulder fired missiles) originally owned by the Libyan military, however, about 15,000 such missiles are still at large. While some are believed to have been destroyed by NATO bombings, the majority of weapons, considered extremely valuable by terrorist and criminal groups, are believed to have reached terrorists organizations in the region.
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