'Gas mask practice Hallow School 1940s' photo (c) 2012, muffinn - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

See resources on the more recent April, 2017 attack at the bottom of this post, as well as resources on chemical weapons, in general.

The United States has just officially determined that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against those rebelling against it.

Here are a few useful resources on chemical weapons:


Bio and Chemical Threat is a CBS News interactive.

The Boston Globe has a disturbing photo gallery of what appears to be a recent chemical attack on civilians by the Syrian government.

Here’s an interactive map showing alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria — from The New York Times.

A Weapon Seen as Too Horrible, Even in War is from The New York Times.

Chemical weapons and the scientists who make them is from The Conversation.

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize
is from The New York Times.



Evidence From Victims Points to Nerve Gas in Syria Attack is from The New York Times.


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