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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which is currently working in Syria to destroy chemical weapons facilities. The Stockholm-based Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo. The Hague-based OPCW , formed in 1997, consists of a conference of states who are members of the international Chemical Weapons Convention. The Nobel Committee said in a statement Friday that the conventions and the work of the OPCW ...

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