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May 10, 2018

More than seven years after Syria’s Civil War began, there doesn’t appear to be any signs of peace coming to the region. While the US and its allies engage in tit-for-tat bombing raids, Syrian government forces are being accused of using chemical weapons on civilians, and Israel uses the country to fight a proxy war with Iran. This week Tariq returns to Syria, giving some historical context to the use of chemical weapons in recent wars, and examining how the US military and intelligence establishment views US involvement in the conflict.