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"It is sort of fascinating that you can have 100 percent certainty about weapons of mass destruction and zero certainty of about where they are."
Hans Blix, United Nations chief Weapons Inspector
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Maybe Assad didn't use sarin to kill around 100 people in rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun a year ago either. A joint investigation by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found “unmistakable evidence” that he did. Human Rights Watch and Hans Blix also agree that ...
Maybe Assad didn't use sarin to kill around 100 people in rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun a year ago either. A joint investigation by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found “unmistakable evidence” that he did. Human Rights Watch and Hans Blix also agree that ...

The weekend's strange sequence of events harkens back to 2003 when international inspectors under Hans Blix were trying to determine if Saddam Hussein had any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Their efforts were cut short by the shock-and-awe bombing campaign of President George W. Bush ...
Maybe Assad didn't use sarin to kill around 100 people in rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun a year ago either. A joint investigation by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found “unmistakable evidence” that he did. Human Rights Watch and Hans Blix also agree that ...
Remember Tony Blair and George W Bush's lacerating contempt for Hans Blix and his weapons inspectors? We saw a repeat last weekend. When the bombing started the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was actually in Damascus and preparing to travel to the area where the ...

Hans Blix knows this all too well. If there was an actual use of chemical weapons, what about the dangers to civilians when facilities that supposedly manufacture dangerous toxins are bombed? Wouldn't these unleashed gases spread to civilian areas? Perhaps, more importantly, what was the motive?
... repurposing effort was publicly traceable and that all proceeds would go back to local partner organizations battling poverty and violence in the areas where the weapons came from. The commercial ends with a set of celebrity endorsements, from the Dalai Lama, former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix, ...

In all likelihood, the Middle East would have been spared a great deal of suffering had the United States acted with more caution and rigor, as Hans Blix – the head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification, and Inspection Commission – had advised. In May 2003, while aboard the aircraft carrier USS ...
“It also appears from the various pronouncements of Dr Hans Blix and Dr Al Baradei that military action was avoidable,” said the statement, referring to the remarks of the then executive Chairman of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission and the IAEA director-general.
Chemical weapons experts Hans Blix, Scott Ritter, Gareth Porter and Theodore Postol all question the "official" US narrative that Assad employed deadly gas. Even Defense Secretary James Mattis now admits the US had "no evidence" that Assad used chemical weapons in 2017. (But that didn't stop Trump ...
However, when International Atomic Energy Association inspectors arrived, they soon found discrepancies with North Korea's reported nuclear materials. Their attempts to visit North Korean nuclear sites were repeatedly barred. IAEA head Hans Blix proclaimed North Korea to be not in compliance with the ...


 

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