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Toward a WMD-capable Islamic State?

The military-strategic culture in the Middle East tends to see strategic weapons as means of compensating for conventional-military shortcomings, ensuring regime security through deterrence.

By CAN KASAPOGLU
23/08/2015
iran

Iran Defense Minister warns of ‘Israel’s WMDs’ threat to world

The Iranian defense minister added that Israel, supported by the US, was seeking to create a rift in the Muslim world by having them kill each other.

Landau

Landau: Arms control community defends NPT contacts with Israel

Official statements are critical of Egypt’s hard-line paper, INSS program head tells ‘Post’.

Chemical WMDs (illustrative)

Is a preemptive strike on Syria’s WMD legal?

Analysis: Not all use of chemical weapons an immediate, massive disaster.

Assad visits Homs

What is Assad trying to tell us?

Start worrying more about the largest WMD stockpile in the Arab world - Syria.

By DOUGLASS BLOOMFIELD
13/06/2012
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Unislamic or underhanded?

Iranian leader says religious edicts do not allow use of weapons of mass destruction.

By AVIGDOR HASELKORN
04/04/2012
Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor

'Israel yet to make decision on ME nuclear summit'

UN ambassador Prosor says there must be "comprehensive peace" in region before Israel joins nuclear weapon free zone.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , REUTERS
31/03/2012
Chemical WMDs (illustrative)

Worries grow over Syria chemical weapons arsenal

Collapse of Assad regime could put toxins in the wrong hands; No one knows the size, quality of WMDs collected by Syria.

By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE
19/01/2012
Iran's Ahmadinejad at Natanz nuclear facility

Finland to host int'l meeting on ME nuclear-free zone

US fears conference, which is set for 2012, could be used as forum to bash Israel; Hague: Mideast free of WMD an "achievable goal."

By REUTERS
15/10/2011
Al Qaidas Flag

Analysis: Al-Qaida’s ‘Doomsday’ revenge?

The frightening prospect is the new al-Qaida will seek to retaliate directly against the US in a big way with weapons of mass destruction.

By YONAH ALEXANDER , MILTON HOENIG
12/08/2011
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