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October 14, 2013 3:32 AM

Why OPCW won this year's Nobel Peace Prize

When this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize was revealed to be the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, there was a bit of initial criticism of the choice. But the OPCW, which has only captured headlines in the past couple months for its role in the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, has its defenders.

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