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Securing Syria's Arsenal Is Rife With Challenges

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September 10, 2013 AT 2:37 PM
Russia's proposal to place Syria's chemical weapons stockpile under international control for dismantling would involve a lengthy and complicated operation made more difficult by a deep lack of trust ? not to mention the lack of an inventory. Syria is believed by experts to have 1,000 tons of chemical warfare agents scattered over several dozen sites across the country, and just getting them transferred while fighting rages presents a logistical and security nightmare.