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Syria: Jihadist Al-Nusra Front Siezes Chemical Factory Near Allepo

Late Saturday night, it was reported that FSA fighters captured a Syrian chemical factory used to make toxic chlorine. Some reports suggested that the chloride factory at Al-Safira, southeast of Aleppo, is a also a chemical weapons depot and research

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US Official: Syrian Army Has Mixed and Loaded Sarin Gas. Pentagon Says No.

  UPDATED ANALYSIS:  An unnamed US official has revealed that the Syrian Army has mixed the precursor agents used to create deadly, weaponized sarin gas, and that it has been placed in delivery systems ready for deployment. Assad has said

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Libyan WMD in AQ Hands

More than two months after the fall of Tripoli, Libya’s new leaders are still struggling to stop the illegal trade in munitions from  Muammar Gaddhafi’s large and mysterious arsenal, and secure those still remaining that have not been already taken

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