Report: During the ongoing 7 year old Syrian war, the international report counts 336 chemical attacks with 98% of the attacks being executed by the Assad regime.
• According to the GPPI report, most of the chemical attacks took place after Obama declared the use of chemical weapons as crossing a “red line” for the U.S. administration.
By Neta Bar
The Syrian regime under President Bashar Assad has perpetrated over 300 discrete attacks using chemical weapons during the seven-year Syrian war, according to a new report by the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute published on Sunday.
The report, titled “Nowhere to Hide: the Logic of Chemical Weapons use in Syria,” states that GPPI researchers had found clear evidence of “336 chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war – significantly more than has commonly been known.” Continue Reading »