Category Archives: Chemical Weapons

Syria CW Elimination Mission Enters New and Challenging Phase

By Daryl G. Kimball (The Hague, Netherlands) — This week diplomats from the member states of the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention met for four days at the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for their 18th … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead Dec. 2-8: OPCW States Gather; IAEA expands work in Iran

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead Nov. 12-15: Iran Talks Continue; Syrian CW Plan; Senate Debates Defense

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming week, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. (Send your suggestions for events to be covered here.) – the Editors at Arms … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead October 7-12: OPCW in Syria; UN Debates Disarmament; Iran Talks

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming week, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. (Send your suggestions for events to be covered here.) – Jefferson Morley, Senior Editorial Consultant, Arms Control Today. … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead, Sept. 21-28: Obama, Rouhani at the UN; Iran Meets IAEA; Syria Resolution

This bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming week, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association. (Send your suggestions for events to be covered here.) – Jefferson Morley, Senior Editorial Consultant, Arms Control Today … Continue reading

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Hard Evidence from the UN Inspectors Point to Assad’s CW Use

By Greg Thielmann and Daryl G. Kimball  The evidence in the United Nations inspectors’ report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria released today — particularly the findings on the munitions and their trajectory – provides additional and substantial … Continue reading

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U.S.-Russian Joint Framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons

By Daryl G. Kimball, Executive Director, Arms Control Association Today, the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reached  agreement on a detailed plan for the expeditious accounting, inspection, control, and elimination of Syria’s sizable … Continue reading

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