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CommonDreams – US Demands Syria Follow Int’l ‘Norms’ On Chemical Weapons…While Violating Them – 12 September 2013

common-dreamsGovernment keeps tons of chemical weapons in Kentucky and Colorado, breaking global commitments to destroy them

– Sarah Lazare, staff writer

As the Obama administration continues to threaten military intervention in Syria unless the government of Bashar al-Assad follows international ‘norms’ on chemical weapons, the U.S. government violates those very norms by storing tons of chemical weapons at storage facilities in Kentucky and Colorado, breaking its own promises to the international community.The Blue Grass Army Depot stores 523 tons of chemical weapons in igloos like this one. Continue reading