Feels Like Sitting on a Powder Keg Surrounded by Smokers

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has collected together all the chemical weapons that they have found in Syria. The weapons remain in Syria under the OPCW’s custody and comprise about one thousand tonnes of chemicals, including such goodies as mustard gas, Sarin and nerve gas. No final decision has been made on how to destroy or render safe these chemicals; the biggest problem facing the OPCW is figuring out how to get the chemicals out of Syria. Continue reading