Syria and the Chemical Weapons Taboo: Exploiting the by Michelle Bentley

By Michelle Bentley

This publication analyses the Syria quandary and the position of chemical guns in terms of US overseas coverage. The Syrian government's use of such guns and their next removing has ruled the united states reaction to the clash, the place those are seen as really bad palms - a repulsion referred to as the chemical taboo. at the floor, this could appear to be a suitable response: those are nasty guns and removing them could ostensibly contain a 'good' movement. yet this e-book unearths new points of the taboo that problem this triumphing view. First, actors use the taboo strategically to increase their very own self-interested coverage pursuits. moment, that utilizing the taboo to Syria has truly exacerbated the quandary. As such, this booklet not just offers a well timed research of Syria, but in addition an enormous and unique reconsider of the chemical taboo, in addition to overseas norms extra widely.

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