Summary: As there are similarities between the effects of organophosphate poisoning and of certain snake venoms, it should be investigated whether Alexey Navalny’s poisoning, unlikely as it seems, may have been the result of envenomation. Reports in the media and by witnesses suggest that around 11pm (local time) 19th August Navalny went for a swim […]
In this article I will briefly discuss the information regarding Alexey Navalny having been poisoned with a member of the so-called Novichok family of nerve agents. This is important to understanding the case as a whole but not very interesting for the general public. So I’m not going to try to raise expectations here – […]
The Engineering Assessment of Two Cylinders Observed at the Douma Incident has come to light after communications between the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media and OPCW staff members. Below is the introduction from the WGSPM and a link to the document: “In our Briefing note on the Final Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission […]
Was there a false flag attack in Douma and was a sophisticated nerve agent employed?
The UN OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) report regarding Khan Sheikhoun has sharply divided opinion, largely because the US and some of its closest allies choose to maintain its central finding of “confidence” the Syrian Arab Republic was guilty is a finding of indisputable fact, whilst Russia (with the open or tacit support of others) […]
On April 19, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), confirmed that “the analysis indicate that the victims were exposed to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance” during the events occurred in Idlib, Syria, last April 4th (see full text of the press release issued a the end of this note).
On April 12, Security Council met again to discuss the issue of chemical substances that caused the death of 87 persons last April 4 in Syria. A first urgent session took place on April 5 on the very same topic (see S/PV.7915).