U.S. has little doubt that Assad's regime was responsible for attack

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. has very little doubt that the chemical weapon attack that occurred in Damascus, Syria last week was perpetrated by Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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U.S. condemns actions of M23 and calls for end to hostilities in DRC

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. condemns the actions of the M23 in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and calls on the rebel group to immediately stop the hostilities, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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Young diplomats to take part in Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations announced on Monday that young diplomats from 25 countries will participate in the 2013 United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament.
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Norwich University awarded $9.9 million grant by DHS for cybersecurity program

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced on August 22 that the Department of Homeland Security will award the Norwich University Applied Research Institute competitive contracts for cybersecurity projects.
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U.N. inspectors delay Syria chemical weapons visit due to security concerns

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.N. inspectors looking into the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria postponed a visit to a second site on Wednesday to ensure the team's safety.
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President Obama meets with National Security Council regarding Syria

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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Foreign Minister of Switzerland Didier Burkhalter visits OPCW

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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Homeland Security announces Fiscal Year 2013 preparedness grants

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday Fiscal Year 2013 budget allocation figures for seven DHS preparedness grant programs to help state, local and tribal partners prepare for national emergencies.
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U.S. says facts point to Assad regime's use of chemical weapons

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A review of facts related to the August 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria points to the regime of Bashar al-Assad being responsible for the incident, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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U.N.-Arab League envoy warns against military intervention in Syria

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Joint U.N.-Arab League Envoy for Syria Lakhar Brahimi said on Wednesday that any military strike against Syria should have U.N. Security Council approval.
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Interpol Secretary General meets with president of the Comoros islands

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met with Ikililou Dhoinine, the president of the Comoros islands, on Tuesday to discuss ways to improve national and regional law enforcement cooperation.
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Conference on Disarmament holds first public plenary

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Conference on Disarmament held its first public plenary on Tuesday to discuss the first draft of the Conference to the General Assembly's annual programs.
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NNSA and PNRI commission secure radiological transport vehicles

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute announced on Tuesday the commissioning of two secure radiological transportation vehicles meant to securely transport radiological material in the Philippines.
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Ban and uzumcu discuss Syria during meeting

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Boeing Super Hornet fighter shows stealth and range improvements in tests

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Boeing, with its partner Northrop Grumman, announced on Wednesday that during three weeks of flight testing the Advanced Super Hornet fighter has shown improvements in stealth and range.
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U.S. Army awards Lockheed Martin $206 million contract

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army announced on Monday that it placed an order valued at $206 million with Lockheed Martin for the AN/TPQ-53, a long-range counterfire weapon that detects incoming fire from 360 degrees.
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