The U.S. And It’s Chemical Weapons Story

While the United States pressures Syria to give up their chemical weapons stockpiles, it’s worth noting the United States has more than 3,000 tons of chemical weapons of its own, locked in storage waiting to be destroyed. It’s estimated that the United States won’t finish destroying these weapons until 2023 — long after the deadline imposed by the Chemical Weapons Convention. So does the United States really have standing when it comes to enforcing a treaty that it’s currently in violation of, too?