Chinese Navy’s Role in Syrian Chemical Weapons Disposal
December 20, 2013
Chinese Navy’s Role in Syrian Chemical Weapons Disposal
China is sending a naval escort to assist with the disposal of Syria's chemical weapons. Is that a big deal?
Chinese Navy’s Role in Syrian Chemical Weapons Disposal
Will Russia Regret “Owning” Syria?
September 13, 2013
Will Russia Regret “Owning” Syria?
Putin has established Russia as Assad’s patron. As the US can attest, that’s not all it’s cracked up to be.
Will Russia Regret “Owning” Syria?
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
March 21, 2013
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
“…we do not know for sure whether or not chemical weapons were even used…”
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
February 02, 2013
The Long Shadow of Chemical Weapons
As recent debates swirl around nuclear weapons, chemical weapons have the potential to cause great harm — especially in Asia.
The Long Shadow of Chemical Weapons
Lightly Arming Syrian Opposition is U.S.’ Best Option
August 03, 2012
Lightly Arming Syrian Opposition is U.S.’ Best Option
Providing light anti-tank weaponry and non-lethal support for the opposition could help end the violence in Syria.
Lightly Arming Syrian Opposition is U.S.’ Best Option
Syria’s Chemical Weapons Menace
July 31, 2012
Syria’s Chemical Weapons Menace
Assad’s chemical weapons risk turning Syria’s tragedy into something even more dreadful.
Syria’s Chemical Weapons Menace
The Other WMD Threat
March 08, 2012
The Other WMD Threat
Despite international attention focusing on Iran, close ally Syria likely already has a WMD option.
The Other WMD Threat
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