THE GUARDIAN –  Chemical weapons investigators concluded “with a high degree of confidence” that chlorine gas was used as a weapon against three Syrian villages last year, affecting between 350 and 500 people and killing 13, according to a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press. The third report by a fact-finding mission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons didn’t apportion blame but said 32 of the 37 people interviewed “saw or heard the sound of a helicopter over the village at the time of the attack with barrel bombs containing toxic chemicals”. Continue