Chemical Weapons (CW)

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  • Detonating Chemical Weapons: Technology and Safety Paradox

    The US Army’s decision to use controlled detonation through EDTs could complete the destruction task earlier than the current methods allow. EDTs are the appropriate supplements to current methods of neutralization followed by bio-treatment. US Army requires working in close cooperation with resident groups by effectively demonstrating them the technology that could address their concerns over environment and safety.

    April-June 2010

    De-linking CBW from Nuclear Deterrence

    President Obama’s Nuclear Posture Review1 has raised hopes of universally fine-tuning nuclear deterrence; using it ‘fundamentally’ against the nuclear threats. This article attempts to underline the issues involved in de-linking Chemical and Biological weapons’ threats from nuclear use.

    April-June 2010

    United States of America: Chemical Weapons Profile

    Chemical weapons make premeditated use of the toxic properties of chemical substances to inflict death or harm to human beings and are known as weapons of mass destruction along with Nuclear and Biological weapons.1 The United States was part of Hague Conventions which were held in 1899 and 1907.

    January-March 2010

    End of Al Majid ‘Chemical’ Ali

    The execution of Chemical Ali might enliven the debate on chemical warfare. It should inspire the global community to revisit the threat from chemical weapons and renew cooperation to ensure chemical agents remain inaccessible to the non state actors like the al Qaeda and the Taliban. These militant groups are irresponsible and are forever looking for ways and means to induce maximum damage to innocent lives across the globe.

    January-March 2010

    Threats Emanating From Weapons of Mass Destruction

    The article studies the nature of threats emerging from the weapons of mass destruction and suggests policies for ensuring security against these threats. It argues for widening the attention paid to these weapons to give more focus to chemical and biological weapons.

    January-March 2010

    Taliban and Weapons of Mass Disruption Threat

    The article analyses the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan’s threat of use of chemical weapons inside Pakistan. It looks at the recent such instance of possible low scale use of chemical agents and argues that the recent threat is more of tactical nature.

    January-March 2010

    Japan: CBW

    Japan claims that it does not possess Weapon of Mass Destructions including the Chemical and Biological Weapons.

    October-December 2009

    Agent Orange: Resonance on Vietnam-US Relations

    US troops used chemical dioxin, Agent Orange, to get rid of the green forest cover and other foliage, so as to cut the supply lines of North Vietnamese guerillas.

    October-December 2009

    European Union Policy on CBRN security: A Primer

    The European Commission (EC) adopted on June 24 a policy package on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) security.

    July-September 2009

    India Finishes Destruction of its CW Arsenal

    This destruction of CWs under the watchful eyes of international inspectors by strictly following a declared roadmap could be said to be a feather in the cap for India’s overall disarmament and arms control efforts.

    May 21, 2009

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