Chemical Weapons News – Week of February 16

Why Chemical Warfare Is Ancient History – Time
The prospect of chemical and biological warfare in this age of anthrax scares and WMD can feel – like the threat of nuclear Armageddon before it – like a uniquely modern terror…

Bechtel wins recognition for safety at Pueblo plant – The Pueblo Chieftain
This coming Wednesday, the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant project will receive the highest level of recognition…

Into the hot zone – cresent-news.com
Not many people would be willingly exposed to nerve gas and other toxic agents, but several officials from the six-county area did…

Syria building chemical weapons plant – The Jerusalem Post
Syria has been conducting extensive construction work on a chemical weapons facility in the country’s northwest, satellite images obtained by the defense analyst group Jane’s reveal…

Chemical romance – Syria’s unconventional affair develops – janes.com
Satellite images from several commercial sources gathered from 2005 to 2008 have shed light on activity at the chemical weapons facility…

Syria reportedly stepping up production of chemical weapons – haaretz.com
Syria has stepped up production of its chemical weapons recently, according to a lengthy article featured in the latest edition of Jane’s defense news Web site…

Syria developing chemical weapons site: Jane’s – AFP
Syria has increased activity at a suspected chemical weapons production site, a move likely to increase tension with Israel, Jane’s defence information group said Wednesday…

UK on Global Threat Reduction Programme 6th Annual Report – ISRIA
A report on progress made on reducing the threat of proliferation of dangerous nuclear, radiological, biological and chemical materials and expertise was published by the government, 17 February 2009…

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