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Weapon Of Mass Destruction

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poison gas accusations greatly raise stakes in Syria

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poison gas accusations greatly raise stakes in Syria

The brutal continuing civil war in Syria now includes allegations that there has been use of poison gas by the Assad regime. Gas employed in war presents an especially horrifying specter, which in turn risks raising the stakes for both sides.

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: What does it mean to be a statesman?

BRIAN HOWEY: What does it mean to be a statesman?

A letter in the mail. A sugar packet. A briefcase. A subway. A salad bar. Those who grew up during the Cold War were used to weapons of mass destruction as tips of intercontinental ballistic warheads, on Blackjack bombers or Typhoon submarines from rival superpowers. Today the tools for a te…

November 27, 2011 12:00 am
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