Ernesto Londono

For Ernesto Londono's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Chemical attack weakens drive to destroy world stockpiles

Aug 27, 2013

Chemical attack weakens drive to destroy world stockpiles

The shelling of suburban Damascus with a suspected nerve agent last week was potentially the third large-scale use of a chemical weapon in the Middle East and may have broken the longest period in history without such an attack. If confirmed, the attack, which ...

Jets 'held back amid Benghazi attacks'

May 8, 2013

Jets 'held back amid Benghazi attacks'

As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head of the embassy in Tripoli sought in vain to get the Pentagon to scramble fighter jets over Benghazi in a show of ...