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Trump or Clinton: Implications for International Security

Warwick Pugwash Student Society (WPSS) held its first event of the academic year on 3rd November 2016, just a few days before the US Presidential election. The guest speaker was Rory Kinane, Warwick alumnus and manager of the US and Americas Programme at Chatham House. Rory gave a wide-ranging presentation covering the (often changeable) foreign policy […]

OPCW-UN Joint Mission, Syria

The use of chemical weapons in Syria: misleading narratives and ongoing consequences

At a British Pugwash discussion meeting on 1 July 2015, Richard Guthrie and Dr Caitriona MacLeish explored the highly contradictory themes of narratives developed about the Syrian chemical weapons programme and the international responses to it. These events had many ongoing consequences, not least the continuing use of chlorine in barrel bombs which could weaken […]