3 questions on the history of chemical-weapons bans
The ongoing civil war in Syria has focused ... to adhere to bans on chemical weapons? A. Over the course of the 20th century, countries have often chosen not to use chemical weapons, for three main reasons. First, they were afraid that the weapons would ...
When chemical weapons killed 90,000
(CNN)-- World War I ushered in an era of ... CNN.com/Opinion will feature articles on the weapons of war, its language, the role of women, battlefield injuries and the rise of aerial surveillance. Many survivors were left blind or permanently disabled.
This Is How You Predict The Future Of Warfare
There's an easy way to get some good insight on the future. Simply go back 120 years (1894) and note the state of warfare ... changes in weapons and equipment were enormous. Pundits claimed that the war on terror foiled a lot of this new tech but the ...
World War 3: Russia’s Nuclear Weapons Test And WMD Strike Readiness To Commence Today
These military maneuvers were supposedly scheduled in advance and will include a nuclear weapons test ... arrangements on new moves.” Fortunately, not everyone in Russia’s military thinks that increasing the risk of World War 3 is a good idea.
9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask
Its borders were drawn by European colonial powers in the 1920s. Syria is in the middle of an extremely violent civil war ... weapons is because this stuff is really, really good at killing civilians but not actually very good at the conventional aim of ...