A report cites an unnamed Libyan military official as saying militias have captured a cache of Qaddafi-era chemical weapons, including mustard gas and the nerve agent Sarin.
For anyone cognizant of Vladimir Putin's backstory, his intrusion on the Syria matter has been one of those paradoxical demonstrations that "a stopped clock is right twice a day."
Bashar Assad gave the US an excuse to enter the war when he used chemical weapons against the Syrian rebels trying to overthrow him, but in this day and age such weapons aren't very effective ways of killing people.
On May 28, 1993, a remote and dusty thicket of the Australian outback shook for hundreds of miles around. Deep reverberating explosions could be heard far and wide, the night sky illuminated by sporadic flashes of unexplained light—all this allegedly...