Most security experts say the risk of terrorists using bio weapons is low. That may change with the proliferation of genetic engineering tech.
TEL AVIV – In response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria on Tuesday, Israelis have donated hundreds of thousands of shekels to help children and others caught in the conflict raging on their northern border. With Israel maintaining a policy of noninterference, giving money has been a way for people here to respond to the brutal six-year civil…
Israel said on Tuesday that Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons against civilians since the start of a ceasefire aimed at preparing the way for an end to the five-year civil war.
Israel believes Syria has retained caches of combat-ready chemical weapons after giving up raw materials used to produce such munitions under pressure from foreign powers, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday.
An accident of geography placed West Virginia Jews in the crosshairs of a chemical spill crisis. But a history of activism, community and faith spurred them to respond — and fast.
Israel, Egypt and North Korea should renounce chemical weapons, especially after Syria joined the convention banning them and three other nations plan to do so, the chief of an international watchdog said on Tuesday.
The global chemical weapons watchdog charged with overseeing destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile during a civil war won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
Israel refuses to join a treaty banning chemical weapons. After the deadly Syria attack on civilians, it should reconsider its policy on non-conventional weapons, both chemical and nuclear.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged John Kerry to talk to Russia about a deal to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons.
Syria became a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty on Thursday, the country’s U.N. envoy said, a move that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had promised as part of a Russian plan to avoid U.S. air strikes.