Skip to main content
Tags: un | inspectors | chemical | weapons

LIGNET: UN Inspectors Face Long Odds in Hunt for Syrian Chemical Weapons

By    |   Thursday, 14 November 2013 02:10 PM EST

LIGNET: UN Inspectors Face Long Odds in Hunt for Syrian Chemical Weapons
Sigrid Kaag, the newly appointed special coordinator of the joint mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, talks to the media in Damascus on Oct. 22. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been in Syria since early October, systematically destroying Syria’s chemical weapons and the machines that make them. But the organization is now faced with a much more difficult task – finding, transporting and destroying the chemical weapons agents, including sarin, which was used in the August attack that killed an estimated 1,400 civilians. Given that they are working in the midst of a worsening civil war, it is uncertain they can succeed.


Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com
.






© 2024 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Newsfront
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been in Syria since early October, systematically destroying Syria's chemical weapons and the machines that make them. But the organization is now faced with a much more difficult task - finding, transporting and...
un,inspectors,chemical,weapons
95
2013-10-14
Thursday, 14 November 2013 02:10 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Interest-Based Advertising | Do not sell or share my personal information

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved