Chemical Weapons

Pueblo Chemical Depot (credit: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Fewer Chemical Arms Face Destruction By Explosives In Colorado

The Army has again reduced the estimated number of defective chemical weapons stored in Colorado that have to be destroyed with explosives.

08/04/2014

President Bashar Assad (credit: CBS)

How Will Obama Respond to a No Vote on Syria?

With negative public sentiment growing and more members of Congress coming out against action in Syria, we must look at how President Obama will respond to a no vote from Congress.

09/08/2013

(L-R) U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of "The Authorization of Use of Force in Syria" September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama is attempting to enlist the support of members of the U.S. Congress for military action against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons against its own people last month.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Congressional Resolution or Not, Syrian Action Buck Will Stop at Obama’s Desk

A great deal of pomp and circumstance has been made over Congressional approval of actions in Syria. But in the end, does the approval really matter?

09/03/2013

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman Not Ready To Support Military Strike In Syria

Members of Congress are split over whether to use military force in Syria, and Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, says he’s not ready to support a military strike.

09/02/2013

Pueblo Chemical Depot (credit: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Colorado Loses Bid To Force Destruction Of Weapons

A federal appeals court says Colorado doesn’t have the authority to set a deadline for destroying chemical weapons stored at an Army facility outside Pueblo.

09/05/2012

Pueblo Chemical Depot (credit: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

Army Steps Closer To Destroying Colorado Chemical Weapons

The Army says using explosives to destroy leaking chemical weapons at a Colorado storage site would cause no significant environmental impacts.

08/13/2012

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Army Names Boss For Chemical Weapons In Colorado, Kentucky

The interim manager overseeing the destruction of chemical weapons in Colorado and Kentucky has been named the permanent manager.

01/25/2012

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