fix articles 15524, nerve
Israel's Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Weapons Threaten World Peace (tags)
May Day 2006: The Crack in the Cosmic Egg (tags)
Anti-Pundit Geof Bard's Notes from the Anti-Fascist Underground Pacific Coast, Americas
The curious lack of curiosity about WMD (tags)
Sarin Nerve Agent Bomb Explodes in Iraq (tags)
And so it goes that a roadside bomb has exploded in Iraq. It was a 155-millimeter artillery round containing the deadly nerve gas. Hmmmm -- looks like a WMD and looks like it was found in Iraq by the bad guys who used it against our military. I suppose Sheepdog will claim it was planted by the CIA.
Social Nerve: Radical Art (tags)
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Portrait of a cannon fodder in Iraq (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.
Gulf war syndrome research reveals present danger (tags)
What the soldiers have not been told is that about one in 10 of them are almost as sensitive to nerve agents as the pigeons. There is now mounting evidence that exposure to minuscule amounts of these chemicals can cause permanent brain damage in susceptible people, and that is exactly what happened 12 years ago when thousands of troops returning from Kuwait started to complain of debilitating symptoms.
chemical and biological weapons are not "weapons of mass distruction". (tags)
Chemical and biological weapons are not weapons of mass distruction. They are not very effective weapons. Far less effective than a 2,000 pounder.
Israeli poison gas attacks (tags)
According to Article 147, to "willfully caus[e civilians] great suffering or serious injury to body or health" is a "grave breach" of the Fourth Geneva Convention, the most serious type of war crime. There appears to be prima facie evidence that "great suffering" and "serious injury to body and health" were "willfully" inflicted on Palestinian civilians during the gas attacks conducted by the Israeli Defense Forces.(62)
The Israeli poison gas attacks (tags)
After a few minutes, the gas started to smell. "Like mint," several people said. One resident later recalled that, "the smell was good. You want to breathe more. You feel good when you inhale it." A girl reported that "its taste was like sugar. The smell was sweet."(4)