And disputes about the use of nonlethal chemical and incapacitating agents
Chem/Bio Agents HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL TYPICAL AGENT Biotoxins Ricin Blister Agents/Vesicants Mustard, Lewisite Blood Agents Cyanide Caustics Hydrofluoric Acid Choking/Lung/Pulmonary Agents Phosgene, Chlorine Incapacitating Agents
Fentanyls Long-Acting Anticoagulants Super Warafin Metals Arsenic Nerve Agents Sarin, VX Organic Solvents Benzene Riot Control Agents/Tear Gas Chloropicrin Toxic Alcohols Ethylene Glycol Vomitting Agents Adamsite BIOTERRORISM AGENT TYPICAL AGENT Category A-High public health impact Anthrax, Plague, Smallpox and easily disseminated Category B-Low mortality rates and Brucellosis, Q fever moderately easy to disseminate.
Nerve agents, incapacitating agents, and herbicides became of interest to militaries throughout the world due to their persistency and quick effect on the battlefield.
43) Today, nonlethal chemical agents have evolved in the continuum of incapacitating agents to antimaterial agents.
Iraq has some lethal and incapacitating agents
and is capable of quickly producing and weaponizing a variety of such agents, including anthrax, for delivery on a range of vehicles such as bombs, missiles, aerial sprayers, and covert operatives which could bring them to the United States homeland.
001 mcg/Kg weight Ricin High 1 to 5 days 3 to 5 mcg/Kg weight Cholera High 1 to 3 days 10 to 500 organisms Incapacitating agents
Brucollosis Low Months 10 to 100 organisms Tularemia Low 2 to 15 days 10 to 50 organisms Q Fever Low 15 to 40 days 1 to 10 organisms Mycoplasma low Months 10 to 100 organisms T-2 Mycotoxins Low One day Unknown Type B Enteroxin Moderate <One day 0.
3) A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents
, without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do so.
All choking, nerve, blood, blister, and incapacitating agents
have at least one carbon atom per molecule.
Microbiologist Richard Novick, director of the Public Health Research Institute in New York City, says he "could see how this research could easily be perverted to build incapacitating agents
The author's next chapter deals with other incidents and a bad press that begin to erode the nation and politicians', which in this case didn't take much, use of nonlethal incapacitating agents
and herbicides in South Vietnam.
A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do SO; or,
Relevant Factor: An unarmed subject with the capability of inflicting death/serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents, is demonstrating intention to do so.