Rideau Institute researcher Mahmud Naqi on Chemical Weapons in Syria

Embassy Magazine in its August 1, 2012 issue looked at what more Canada could be doing in Syria. Mahmud Naqi, a researcher for the Rideau Institute said that despite the risks posed by chemical weapons it would be hard to assess and prevent risk without being on the ground. “I’m not entirely sure there is much we can do”.

Ongoing fighting between the Syrian government and a rebels have killed an estimated 20 000 people since March 2011 and led hundreds of thousands of refugees to flee to neighboring countries.

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