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Syria Weapons Stockpile to be Destroyed by US

John Kerry could have never predicted the consequence of his sarcastic answer to the question of how the US could avoid war with Syria following Syria’s use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. Despite the seriousness of Kerry’s initial proposal, plans are moving forward with the elimination and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile, a plan that was voted …

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OPCW: Syria’s Chemical Weapons Factories Destroyed

According to a press release from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the joint OPCW-UN mission to render Syrian chemical weapons production sites inoperable was highly successful. “The government of the Syrian Arab Republic has completed the functional destruction of critical equipment for all of its declared chemical weapons production facilities and mixing/filling plants, rendering them inoperable,” the …

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Nobel Prize Committee Turned to Twitter When They Couldn’t Reach Peace Prize Winner by Phone

This morning, the Nobel Prize Committee awarded the 2013 Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a watchdog group tasked with eliminating chemical weapons stockpiles. But it appears they had a hard time contacting the OPCW shortly after announcing the award. So what do you do when you can’t reach someone on the phone? Tweet at …

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