Foreign Policy, which was given access to a computer laptop that was seized in a raid in January in the Syrian province of Idlib, near the Turkish border, reported seeing thousands of files of schemes, bomb-making instructions and research on building a homebrew biological weapon
of mass destruction.
Second, the effects of biological weapons
on a target population would be extremely hard to counter.
outbreaks, and responding to the use of biological weapons
The International Crisis Group said in a report in June that PyongyangEoe1/4aos nuclear capabilities are the greatest threat, but it also has a large chemical weapons stockpile and a suspected biological weapons
For the biological weapons
office, this means analyzing and understanding the 1972 Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention and the 1925 Geneva Protocol.
During a time when the feasibility of nuclear weapons was questionable, policy makers familiar with both programs were assured that biological weapons
provided a logistically reasonable alternative should the nation fail to build a nuclear weapon (see Figure 2).
We want to examine whether Yushchenko's illness could be related to biological weapons
And the leader of the House of Commons Peter Hain said he, and other Cabinet members, had seen proof that Saddam had chemical and biological weapons
When the United States, despite its overwhelming conventional military superiority, takes up a policy that requires nuclear weapons to carry out a strike against a potential chemical or biological weapons
threat, other states are likely to conclude that nuclear weapons are also necessary for their security
Secretary of State Colin Powell said the US would find banned nuclear, chemical or biological weapons
ON GUARD On the battlefield--and to a lesser extent at home--an array of devices detects chemical and biological weapons
and sends out a warning.
A US military unit finds what they suspect is a mobile biological weapons
laboratory outside a missile research and testing facility in the north of the country.