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Syrian rescuers allege chlorine gas dropped on town near where a Russian helicopter was shot down

Saraqeb was first hit by chemical attacks in 2013, with strong evidence suggesting it came from government helicopters


Islamic State Chemical Weapons Attack Said to Injure 600 and Kill 3-Year-Old Girl in Iraq

Hundreds of people have reportedly fled their homes in the small town of Taza, near Kirkuk in northern Iraq, after the Islamic State launched two attacks using chemical weapons.


Growing Up with Nerve Gas

Madison County, Kentucky was, in many ways, an idyllic place to grow up. But the quaint town of my heart has a dark side.


Meet the YouTube Sensation Who Predicts Syria’s Future

We talked to Syrian Girl, who posts hit YouTube videos defending Bashar al Assad and predicting Syria's future.


How Plants Can Detect Chemical Weapons

Evidence of chemical warfare agents sticks around longer in plants than soil.


A New Robo-Soldier Will Test Chemical Warfare Suits

Porton Man is designed to test chemical, biological, and radiological suits for the UK's Ministry of Defence.


Cluster Headaches: Inside the US Army's Would-Be Mind-Control Bombs

How do you covertly dose a mid- to full-size enemy brigade with mania-inducing incapacitants? Cracking open the M43 and M44 cluster bombs, the short-lived weapons technology at the center of America's post-World War II psychowars.