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Ultimately, we do not argue for complete rejection of the current biological weapons taboo.
One of these potential biological weapons is Francisella tularensis, a gram-negative coccobacillus that is one of the most infectious bacteria known.
While the initial scope of the program was quite modest, as the Cold War arms race gained momentum, throughout the 1950s and 1960s the number of biological weapons facilities mushroomed throughout the country.
"As a state party to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), [North Korea] maintains its consistent stand to oppose development, manufacture, stockpiling and possession of biological weapons," the KCNA reported, referencing the 1972 United Nations ban on certain biological weapons.
The first allegations of biological weapons use by the United States were made on May 8, 1951.
The result of this melange is a strong need for an interdisciplinary team of experts, as reflected in the staff of the Office of Biological Weapons Affairs.
The commission is also encouraging the new White House to appoint one official on the National Security Council to coordinate exclusively US intelligence and foreign policy on combating the spread of nuclear and biological weapons.
To bolster his asylum case and increase his importance, he told officials he was a star chemical engineer who had been in charge of a facility at Djerf al Nadaf that was making mobile biological weapons.
Behind the term "covert," the role of biological weapons spanned from off-target aerial spray attacks to the dirty tricks of sabotage and espionage.
Clay Farris Naff edits the 'Contemporary Issues' companion Biological Weapons (0737731834, $23.70), packing in debates on biological weapons in an anthology filled with case studies, statistics and personal accounts.
The trial will also serve as a means to obtain human safety data, which will be submitted in conjunction with planned regulatory initiatives to treat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and drug and vaccine resistant Biological Weapons. Initial safety data and preliminary efficacy observations from the trial are expected to be available within the next sixty days.
Biological weapons and their potentials has received public attention relatively recently in this country, and for a basic primer on the topic, don't miss Jeanne Guillemin's Biological Weapons, designed to help readers understand the relevance of these weapons and their use.
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