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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Chemical weapons: what they are, how they work

Syrians in Amman, Jordan, on Friday protest the alleged poison-gas attack on the suburbs of Damascus. A woman holds a placard reading, “Only in Syria if you breathe you will die.” A yellow placard says, “The world breathes the silence and our babies breathe the chemicals.”