Regarding the United States own chemical weapons, the 2011 report of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons states, “Since the beginning of destruction activities, the OPCW has verified the destruction of … 89.71% of the declared stockpile.” That’s a high percentage, but it is not 100 percent, and the United States had one of the larger stockpiles in the world. As Sheldon Richman explains, if the Obama Administration really cared, there are a few easy steps to making not just Syria, but the whole world, a safer place.
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