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By Robert and Jeremy Paxman Harris

ISBN-10: 080905471X

ISBN-13: 9780809054718

A better type of Killing opens with the 1st devastating battlefield use of deadly fuel in global battle I, after which investigates the stockpiling of organic guns in the course of global battle II and within the many years later on in addition to the inhuman experiments con-ducted to check their effectiveness. This up-to-date variation encompasses a new creation and a brand new ultimate bankruptcy exposing scary advancements in recent times, together with the black marketplace that emerged in chemical and organic guns following the breakup of the Soviet Union, the purchase of those guns via numerous 3rd international states, the makes an attempt of nations resembling Iraq to accumulate arsenals, and--particularly and such a lot recently--the use of those guns in terrorist assaults.

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Iraq’s biological weapons: the past as future? JAMA. 1997;278:418–424. 60. Goldstein L. Saddam’s biological warfare card. Washington Post. October 11, 1996:A24. 61. Duelfer C. Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq’s WMD. Washington, DC: US Central Intelligence Agency; 2004. html. Accessed August 6, 2005. 62. Karwa M, Currie B, Kvetan V. Bioterrorism: preparing for the impossible or the improbable. Crit Care Med. 2005;33: S75–S95. 63. Turnbull W, Abhayaratne P. 2002 WMD Terrorism Chronology: Incidents Involving Sub-national Actors and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Materials.

Intelligence reports suggested that Iraq had operated a 10 biological weapons program. Coalition troops trained in protective gear and stockpiled ciprofloxacin for use as postexposure prophylaxis against anthrax. Approximately 150,000 US troops received the Food and Drug History of Biological Weapons: From Poisoned Darts to Intentional Epidemics TABLE 1-2 TABLE 1-3 BIOLOGICAL AGENTS PRODUCED BY IRAQ* DELIVERY SYSTEMS FOR BIOLOGICAL AGENTS DEVELOPED BY IRAQ* Agent Produced (L) Weaponized (L) Botulinum 19,000 10,000 Bacillus anthracis 8,500 6,500 Aflatoxin 2,200 1,580 *Disclosed by the Iraq government after 1995 L=Liter Aerial Bombs Missile Warheads Botulinum 100 Bacillus anthracis 50 Aflatoxin 16 Botulinum 13 Bacillus anthracis 10 Aflatoxin 2 *Disclosed by the Iraq government in 1995 Administration–licensed anthrax vaccine, and 8,000 received a botulinum toxoid vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an investigational new drug.

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