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Bombing Syria not enough: how to deter future chemical attacks

On Saturday the British, French and US militaries claimed to have destroyed three chemical-weapons sites in Syria. This was done in response to the horrible atrocities allegedly conducted by the Bashar al-Assad regime, in gross violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). While last weekend’s missile strikes mark a positive step toward weakening Syria’s capacity to […]