CHEMICAL WARFARE: using the toxic properties of chemical substances as weapons.

chemical warfare

It has been fairly well substantiated that chemical warfare was utilized in Syria over the past couple of weeks.   There had been previous reports of use of deadly chemicals to kill rebellious Syrians, but the evidence was shaky.   This time the evidence includes the deaths of several hundred people and the reported illnesses of hundreds.  […]

RED LINE: a point beyond which a person or group is unwilling to negotiate

Negotiation is a tricky business.   It involves bringing two or more disparate parties to a common point by whittling away at their differences and accenting their common acceptances.   Sometimes it’s successful; other times it’s not. Of late the global negotiation around nuclear armament in Iran has been a case in which negotiation is highly charged […]