chemical weapons
Jan 2019

NBC: Trump admin retreating on Syria withdrawal?

Ed Morrissey Jan 05, 2019 1:01 PM


Not the sort of fireworks we were looking for, migrants.

Nov 2018
Sep 2018

“It is a sad history for the international community, not just for the United States.”

Aug 2018
May 2018

Say, who’s leading the Conference on Disarmament? Three guesses.

Apr 2018

Graham: Trump didn’t go nearly far enough in Syria

Ed Morrissey Apr 16, 2018 6:41 PM

“Missed opportunity. Didn’t lay a glove on Assad’s capabilities to wage war.”

“…inspectors will not be allowed to access the site until they produce an appropriate UN permit.”

“If Russia had lived up to its commitment, there would be no chemical weapons in Syria and we would not be here today.

“No-one speaks for me, or for my father.”

“We hope there will be no point of no return.”

Putin to Netanyahu: Please don’t attack Iranians in Syria.

“The Russian regime whose hands are all covered in the blood of Syrian children…”

Blame game

The “unwavering ally” of Syria

“Everyone’s health is okay, no one has any incurable things…”

Mar 2018

Western alliance to Putin: We know it was you

Ed Morrissey Mar 15, 2018 10:01 AM

Russian retaliation coming next?

Sep 2017

“Some Jewish communal leaders suggested…that the Museum’s moral authority had been hijacked for a partisan re-writing of recent history.”

Jun 2017


A “cryptic” warning to Bashar al-Assad?

Jazz Shaw Jun 27, 2017 8:01 AM

The three strikes rule may be in effect

May 2017

Sectarian partition?

Apr 2017

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

“There was nothing that was going to stop Assad from killing our families…”

Assad: I gave up all my chemical weapons. Trust me.

Ed Morrissey Apr 13, 2017 10:01 AM

Attack claims “100% fabrication.”

“We need to see Russia choose to side with the civilized world…”


“The dossier refutes the Russian claim that the attack was on an opposition-held chemical weapons depot.”

“Assad committed suicide here.”

CNN also tried to bait him into slamming Trump…it turned out poorly.

“unconditional support is not possible in this current world”

“The view that it’s an al-Qaeda or rebel stockpile of Sarin that’s been blown up in an explosion, I think is completely unsustainable”

Followed by an air strike on a hospital.

Feb 2017


Mar 2016

ISIS “hack”? Defector identifies 22,000 fighters

Ed Morrissey Mar 10, 2016 9:21 AM

Ba’athist takeover?

Feb 2016

CIA chief: ISIS attack attempts on US “inevitable”

Ed Morrissey Feb 15, 2016 7:21 PM

More great news: ISIS has chemical-weapons capability.

Jan 2015

Existential threat.

Oct 2014

Red line? ISIS used chemical weapons against Iraqi army

Ed Morrissey Oct 24, 2014 12:41 PM

Back on offense at Mosul Dam as well.