15 Apr '18, 2am

US-led strikes in Syria show no sign of threatening Assad's hold on power

US-led strikes in Syria show no sign of threatening Assad's hold on power

Syria agreed in 2013 to give up its chemical weapons after a nerve gas attack killed hundreds of people in Douma. Damascus is still permitted to have chlorine for civilian use, although its use as a weapon is banned. Allegations of Assad’s chlorine use have been frequent during the war although, unlike nerve agents, chlorine did not produce mass casualties as seen last week.

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