Physicians for Human Rights | Map Shows the Attacks on Medical Workers in Syria

Physicians for Human Rights | Map Shows the Attacks on Medical Workers in Syria

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On Tuesday afternoon, May 13, 2014, two things happened that didn’t exactly make Western diplomatic efforts on Syria look good: First, the UN’s special envoy on Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, who has headed the negotiation process, quit as expected. Second, the French foreign minister said that Syria’s government may have used chlorine gas on its citizens 14 times in recent months. “We feel that it would have changed many things,” Laurent Fabius said, if Western nations had been willing to use force following the first evidence of chemical weapons use last summer. Unsurprisingly, this is being interpreted as a not-particularly-veiled criticism of US policy.

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