- Published on Sep 15, 2013
The world has been focusing on chemical weapons in Syria. But the US still has 2,700 tons stockpiled, waiting for disposal. In the meantime, storage depots have reported leaks, as late as this summer, of chemical weapons as dangerous as mustard gas. Officials say the safe disposal of chemical weapons takes time and money, but the fact remains: while the US debates Syrian chemical weapons, it is sitting on a pile of them itself. The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) discusses.