Washington Post: Report: Islamic State has used chemical weapons 52 times in Iraq and Syria since 2014
The Islamic State has used chemical agents 52 times in Iraq and Syria since 2014, according to a new report published Tuesday.
The report, put out by IHS Markit, an information analytics company, and IHS Conflict Monitor, a subsidiary of IHS that uses open-source information to gather data from war zones, also warned of the increasing likelihood the extremist group will use chemical weapons as it retreats from the city of Mosul.
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WNU Editor: The Obama administration has been very quiet on the Islamic State's use of chemical weapons .... unlike the Russian government and military who have been very vocal on the use of these WMDs by rebel forces in Syria .... Russia confirms evidence of chemical weapons in Aleppo, Syria (UPI).
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