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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 to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. The Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, recognizing the OPCW for "its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons." The Hague-based organization was formed in 1997 to enforce the International Chemical Weapons Convention. The Nobel Committee said in a statement Friday that ...

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