In the News: Syria and Chemical Weapons

map_syria"The accession of Syria to the CWC [Chemical Weapons Convention] would be a major step forward in encouraging both Egypt and Israel to join the abolition regime, and in making progress towards the United Nation’s proposed weapons-of-mass-destruction-free-zone in the Middle East." -- Paul Walker, Director of our Environmental Security and Sustainability Program in "Our World Today" for a story on the news that Syria acknowledged it was prepared to use chemical weapons.