Syrian Civilians Uncovered To Sarin In April Assault, Global Watchdog Says : The Two-Manner : Npr

Syrian Civilians Exposed To Sarin In April Attack, International Watchdog SaysEnlarge this image toggle caption Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty ImagesThe nerve agent sarin was used against Syrian civilians in April, according to a report from the international chemical weapons watchdog that confirms the suspicions of experts.
On Monday, the White House said in a statement it has seen possible preparations for another chemical weapons attack similar to the one in April.
NPR’s Geoff Brumfiel spoke with chemical weapons expert Dan Kaszeta, who explained why Russia’s claim is unlikely.
Even if the nerve agent was pre-mixed, a bomb strike would fail to disperse it in a way that could cause mass casualties.
The Syrian regime is still believed to have experts who could make nerve agent from scratch.

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