Syria’s Assad Has Gassed His Own People, Again

Since Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad began gassing his people half a decade ago, his regime and its Russian enablers have tried to persuade credulous observers that the rebels were doing it to themselves. Now there is new evidence that, last month, the Syrian regime did exactly what it accuses the rebels of doing.

We Can Still Save the Litani River

“I don’t want the cancer to kill me” protestors chanted earlier this month in the Bekaa village of Hawsh al-Rafqah. The pollution of the Litani River has reached disastrous levels in recent months, causing widespread concerns about its impact on the health of local populations.