The U.S.-Russian initiative to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons will be an enormous challenge, and the prospects for accomplishing it are doubtful, experts contend. Each step of the process, from finding all of the weapons to transporting them and then eventual disposal, will be fraught with risk. Syria possesses a huge chemical warfare arsenal, with dozens of multiform facilities and installations. The country is believed to have mustard, sarin and nerve agents such as VX, along ...


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