Don’t Kick Russia Out of the Chemical Weapons Convention Over Navalny
Doing so would be a death sentence for global nonproliferation efforts.
A Chance to Stop Syria and Russia From Using Chemical Weapons
Moscow and Damascus have evaded all accountability, but Biden can build a coalition to change that.
A Partial Ban on Autonomous Weapons Would Make Everyone Safer
Great powers stand to lose the most from weapons like drone swarms and should back a limited ban on the most dangerous systems.
Syria Is Still Trying to Use Chemical Weapons
And not just against civilians at home—but potentially against regional rivals.
The Next Pandemic Might Not Be Natural
Conspiracy theories and pseudoscience have left the United States fatally unprepared for real biological warfare.
Bashar al-Assad Is Waging Biological War—By Neglect
By deliberately destroying and degrading public health infrastructure, the Syrian regime is reviving long-eradicated diseases and killing civilians.
How Social Media Built the Case for Trump’s Strike on Syria
Evidence of chemical weapons used to require a chain of custody. Now, open-source intelligence is often enough.
Syria’s Chemical Weapons Kill Chain
There’s a long list of Syrian officials with blood on their hands -- but the culpability goes all the way to the top.
‘They Were Just Struggling to Breathe’
An eyewitness to a chemical attack tells FP that Assad’s forces are dropping barrel bombs containing chlorine gas on hospitals and civilian centers.
As Syrian Civil War Rages On, Chemical Weapons Use Persists
The Syrian government is accused of using chlorine in an attack on the city of Sarmin.