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Branch Davidians Chemical Warfare
1,137 wordsNeither the Branch Davidians, nor the ATF, nor the FBI, were composed of or led by stupid persons. Yet at Waco, all of these groups made extremely bad decisions. One reason for the high-risk, low-quality decisions of the Branch Davidians, ATF, and FBI is that these groups of intelligent individuals could collectively make decisions much worse than the individuals might have made if they had decided alone. Many of the factors leading to groupthink were present, on all sides, at Waco. First, in gr...
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Thousands Of People Biological And Chemical
1,252 wordsThroughout history, mans inhumanity to man has had a long and sorry tale. Through all the war atrocities ever committed for any or no reason, few can compare to the intensity and scale of the Nanking Massacre during the Second World War (Chang, Chris. P 55). The most gruesome of the Nanking Massacres experiments were carried out by the Japanese army's Unit 731. What was the purpose of Unit 731? The Japanese government had this group of doctors in various medical fields conduct the experiments on...
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Saddam Hussein Atomic Bomb
1,603 words... ing for cover in fall out areas and under ground shelters. After the completion of the atomic bomb, the United States has been trying furiously to develop a more powerful nuclear weapon during the early 1950 's. The United States new that after the two horrific explosions in Japan, countries all over the world have been trying to develop there owns type of bomb. The U. S. also new that the Russians where competing with the U. S. over nuclear power. During the late 1950 's and early 1960 's t...
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Iran Iraq War 20 Th Century
1,813 wordsIntroduction Chemical and Biological Warfare, use of harmful or deadly chemical or biological agents as weapons of war. These agents can kill many people and are considered weapons of mass destruction. Chemical weapons are made up of poisonous chemical compounds, whereas biological weapons are living microorganisms. Toxin weapons contain poisonous chemical products of living organisms and are sometimes classified separately. Chemical and biological weapons can cause injury in several ways. Most ...
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Shatt Al Arab Iran Iraq War
2,488 wordsIntroduction In 1979, President Bakr resigned under pressure from Hussein, who then became president. Immediately after his succession, Hussein called a Baath Party meeting and had all of his opposition systematically murdered. As president, Hussein continued to reinforce his power base by enlarging security forces and employing family members in the government. One 1984 analysis indicated that 50 percent of Iraqis were either employed by the government or military or had a family member who was...
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First World War Chemical Weapon
1,028 wordsThrough out time, war has been a large event upon the human life. Way back in tine man use to fight with swords over land and other titles. But, today we use explosives, such like conventional weapons. This was started when we developed technology along with war. With the combination of sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter we developed gunpowder. Soon after the invention of conventional weapons, man has developed biological weapons; then chemical weapons; and lastest being the newest nuclear weapons....
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History Of Chemical Warfare
1,920 wordsHistory of Chemical Warfare The introduction of chemical warfare can be attributed to German chemist Fritz Haber who played a leading role in the development of poison gas during World War One. After much convincing he persuaded the Central Powers (i. e Germany, Turkey, etc. ) to use chlorine gas to break through enemy lines. The Germans awarded him with an Officers rank and he went on to direct the first gas attack in War history. This attack which occurred on April 22, 1915, was the first of n...
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Operation Desert Storm World War Iii
2,809 wordsHow much did the Gulf War cost the US How much did the US pay for the Gulf War above and beyond the yearly cost for supporting its military? The US Department of Defense estimated the incremental cost at $ 61 billion. This additional cost included deployment, construction and operations in the Gulf. However, $ 54 billion was offset by contributions of other members in the Coalition. Two-thirds of the $ 54 billion was provided by the Gulf States ($ 36 billion) with the remaining one-third mostly ...
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Nobel Prize Chemical Warfare
1,487 wordsThe name Fritz Haber has long been associated with the well-known process of synthesizing ammonia from its elements. While primarily known for developing a process which ultimately relieved the world of dependence on Chilean ammonia, this twentieth century Nobel prize winner was also involved in the varying fortunes of Germany in World War I and in the rise to power of the Nazi regime. Haber was born on December 9, 1868 in Prussia. He was the son of a prosperous German chemical merchant and work...
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Nobel Prize Chemical Warfare
1,486 wordsThe name Fritz Haber has long been associated with the well-known process of synthesizing ammonia from its elements. While primarily known for developing a process which ultimately relieved the world of dependence on Chilean ammonia, this twentieth century Nobel prize winner was also involved in the varying fortunes of Germany in World War I and in the rise to power of the Nazi regime. Haber was born on December 9, 1868 in Prussia. He was the son of a prosperous German chemical merchant and work...
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Nations Security Council President George Bush
1,603 wordsThe United States of America was justified in taking a dominate military role in the Persian Gulf crisis. This role was justified due to Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, the threat of chemical warfare and the encouragement of the United States Congress and the United Nations Security Council. This conflict grew out of tension over oil, with Iraq coming that Kuwait was pumping oil from a field on the Iraq Kuwait border and not sharing the profit that arose from this field. In the beginning, A...
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Gulf War Syndrome Operation Desert Storm
3,837 wordsGulf War Syndrome The Gulf War Syndrome was identified after the Gulf War in 1991. Thousands of troops from the US, British, and Canadian developed symptoms after the war. This Syndrome has been researched since the end of the Gulf War and still not all the answers have been found. Not only have thousands of troops suffered from this syndrome, but also their families have developed some symptoms related to this syndrome. It is important to inform our nation of this new disease because there is s...
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Chemical Warfare Chemical Weapons
1,244 wordsHow many people were killed or injured in WWI due to chemical weapons? According to the Chemical Weapons Convention web page 1, 400, 000 people were affected by chemical weapons. The most serious casualties were in Russia with 475, 000 injuries and 56, 000 killed. The problems of chemical warfare are upon us yet again. Saddam Hussein is currently trying to avoid weapon inspections by the United Nations. After it has been discovered that he used weapons during Desert Storm, can we risk confrontat...
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World Trade Center Chemical And Biological
3,864 wordsIntroduction It was another calm early morning on the subway train. Many of the passengers were napping on their way to work. The train slowed to a stop to allow more passengers on, then sped along to its destination, the central government dist right in Tokyo. Many of the passengers found it strange that a man who got on at the last stop was wearing sunglasses, but soon dismissed it remembering how safe the subways and their homeland have always been. Well, they were mistaken. The man with the ...
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