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Chemical weapons and Syria - in brief

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018

This briefing paper looks at the UK response to allegations of chemical weapons usage in Syria.

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This briefing paper looks at the UK response to allegations of chemical weapons usage in Syria. It draws upon previous Commons Library briefing papers, links to which are provided.

See also          

Parliamentary approval for military action, 16 April 2018

 

Syria: Humanitarian Crisis, 23 March 2018

Syria: what next?, 12 March 2018

ISIS/Daesh: what now for the military campaign in Iraq and Syria?, 7 March 2018

The Chemical Weapons Convention, 26 March 2018

Intervention in Syria, 27 August 2013.

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8283

Authors: Ben Smith; Louisa Brooke-Holland

Topics: Middle East, Military operations

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