There is global agreement that the Syrian government has violated many international arms agreements by using chemical weapons against it’s own leaders (see ‘No doubt’ Syria used chemical arms). Last year, our library held a discussion in the library about the Syrian civil war (listen to the event here Online Audio: A Discussion on Syria and the Suffering Grasses).
To learn more, you can learn more about the Syrian conflict from the BBC News here: News Syria Conflict.
This video offers a discussion about the possibilities around US actions following the US of chemical weapons. This is an important issue that all of us should examine.