Instability in Syria raises chemical weapons concern

MacKenzie, Debora
March 2012
New Scientist;3/24/2012, Vol. 213 Issue 2857, p10
The article reports that instability in Syria has prompted concern over the fate of the country's chemical weapons. Topics include the stockpiling of chemical weapons by the Syrian government beginning in the 1980s as a deterrent to regime change and the response of other countries to prevent terrorist groups from acquiring them should the government be overthrown.


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