Le Monde diplomatique on implications of US/ Iran’s thaw in relations

http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/01iran

US drone attacks met with little world concern

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/31/these_drones_attack_us_and_the

Dave Lindorf, Obamas grotesque hypocrisy over cluster bombs

Obama’s Grotesque Hypocrisy Over Cluster Munitions

Aaron Magid, Syria chemical attack underlines need for Israeli shift on non conventional weapons (from Jewish Daily Forward)

http://portside.org/2013-09-19/syria-chemical-attack-underlines-need-israel-shift-non-conventional-weapons-jewish-daily

Iara Lee, Accidental diplomacy in the devils’ playground

http://portside.org/2013-09-19/syria-accidental-diplomacy-devils-playground

UN reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria

While the Syrian government had the capacity to launch the chemical weapons were there no other parties capable of such an attack?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/16/syrian-chemical-attack-sarin-says-un

Israel refuses to ratify treaty barring chemical weapons

http://www.apartheidexists.com/israel-refuses-to-ratify-treaty-barring-chemical-weapons/