Chemical Weapons

A chemical weapon (CW) is a specialized munition that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on humans. According to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), "the term chemical weapon may also be applied to any toxic chemical or its precursor that can cause death, injury, temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation through its chemical action. Munitions or other delivery devices designed to deliver chemical weapons, whether filled or unfilled, are also considered weapons themselves."Chemical weapons are classified as weapons of mass destruction (WMD), though they are distinct from nuclear weapons, biological weapons, and radiological weapons. All …

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UNE · 28 February 2018 English

By the late 1930s it was widely expected, drawing on the experience of German air raids on Britain in the First World War, that if and when the next war …

were never needed because, as it turned out, chemical weapons were never used against Britain (Moshenska


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

L I M I T E D SOVIET CONTINGENT" HAD USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS AND NAPALM AGAINST THE " C O U N T E R - AFGHANISTAN NOR THE SOVIET UNION HAD EVER USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST ANYBODY. IT WAS RATHER THE UNITED TONS OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAINST THE PEOPLE OF VIETNAM, AND WHICH HAD GIVEN CHEMICAL WEAPONS TO THE AMERICAN PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN ALLEGING THE USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN LAOS, KAMPUCHEA AND AFGHANISTAN WAS A HOUSE DECISIONS TO PRODUCE NEUTRON BOMBS, CHEMICAL WEAPONS, NERVE GASES AND OTHER WEAPONS OF MASS MURDER


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents relating to anniversaries and commemorations in the Soviet Union. Subjects covered in the file include plans for the sixtieth anniversary of the Soviet Union; analysis of …

PLACE A NEW 'EMPHASIS ON CENTRAL AMERICA AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS: . — SLOGANS SUPPORTING THE LEFTIST CAUSE in favour of a ban on nuclear, neutron and chemical weapons. At the same time the latter slogan ha become in its new separate mention of nuclear and chemical weapons (ie as distinct from "neutron and other types


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (K.S.?.) and the Czechoslovak government. Subjects discussed in the file include a conference of K.S.?. party secretaries; the sixth meeting …

programme and on the problems of banning chemical weapons. He also mentiohed the situation caused by


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning political relations between Albania and the United Kingdom. The documents cover discussions on the possible resumption of relations between the British and Albanian …

for reductions, and a convention banning chemical weapons. _ Edinburgh, Pentlands (Mr. Rifkind) on


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents relating to Anglo-Soviet political consultations. Subjects covered in the file include planning talks due to take place in Moscow in January 1983; a proposed visit to …

entering into such esoteric subjects as a Chemical Weapons Convention, or the Committee on Disarmament's


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

United States ceased the production of all chemical weapons and has today only one chemical weapon production unilaterally renounced production of all chemical weapons in 1969 while the Soviet Union recklessly comprehensive and verifiable joint ban on all chemical weapons. I have been informed by experts that the significant military advantage from using chemical weapons. We would improve our defenses against their weapons. Our objective is not to produce chemical weapons. We have demonstrated the genuineness of


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

the time of UNSSD II. The working group on chemical weapons is a long way from an agreed text for a convention


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

side had walked away from talks on a CTB, on chemical weapons, and on the deployment of forces in the Indian


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

VERIFIABLE AGREEMENT? INCLUDING A TOTAL SAN ON ALL CHEMICAL WEAPONS. 3 / T T* 4 11 T H E M A I N T E N


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