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How Syria continued to gas its people as the world looked on

“There have been dozens of chlorine attacks and at least one major sarin attack since 2013, causing more than 200 deaths and hundreds of injuries. International inspectors say there have been more than 100 reported incidents of chemical weapons being used in the past two years alone. ‘The cooperation was reluctant in many aspects and that’s a polite way of describing it,’ Angela Kane, who was the United Nation’s high representative for disarmament until June 2015, told Reuters. ‘Were they happily collaborating? No.’ ‘What has really been shown is that there is no counter-measure, that basically the international community is just powerless,’ she added.”

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