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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

U.S. Mishandling Of Iraq's Chemical Weapons Worse Than Previously Thought

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest revelations about chemical weapons that may now be under the control of Islamic State militants, The New York Times report...

Joshua Hersh

Syria Misses Another Chemical Weapons Benchmark Despite 'Significant Progress'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.27.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- An informal deadline for Syria to export all of its chemical weapons stocks passed on Sunday with the government having come close -- but ...

Nobel Peace Prize to OPCW Rebukes U.S. Unilateralism

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Stephen Zunes

The fact that the OPCW exists made it possible for the international community to prevent a U.S. attack on Syria, which had seemed inevitable just weeks ago and the likely disastrous consequences that would have followed.

Global Chemical Weapons Watchdog Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday "for its extensive efforts to elimina...

Treat Chemical Weapons Differently From Nuclear Weapons

Scott Sigmund Gartner | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Scott Sigmund Gartner

The Obama administration has dug itself a hole in Syria by treating chemical weapons like nuclear weapons. While both are weapons of mass destruction, they are critically different on three key dimensions.