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Toxic warfare / Theodore Karasik.

By: Karasik, Theodore William.
Contributor(s): Project Air Force (U.S.) | Rand Corporation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand, 2002Description: 1 online resource (52 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833032232; 9780833032232.Report number: MR-1572Subject(s): Biological warfare | Hazardous substances -- War use | Poisons -- War use | Radioactive wastes -- War use | Terrorism | Toxins -- War use | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Armed Conflicts | Chemical Actions and Uses | Chemical Warfare Agents -- adverse effects -- United States | Chemical Warfare Agents -- adverse effects | Chemical Warfare Agents | Chemical Warfare -- United States | Chemical Warfare | Chemicals and Drugs | Crime | Criminology | Delivery of Health Care | Environment and Public Health | Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects -- United States | Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects | Environmental Exposure | Environmental Pollutants | Environmental Pollution | Hazardous Substances -- adverse effects -- United States | Hazardous Substances -- adverse effects | Hazardous Substances | Manufactured Materials | Noxae | Poisons | Public Health | Social Problems | Social Sciences | Sociology | Specialty Uses of Chemicals | Technology, Industry, Agriculture | Technology, Industry, and Agriculture | Terrorism -- United States | Terrorism | Toxic Actions | Violence | Weapons of Mass Destruction | Weapons | Biological warfare | HISTORY -- Military -- Biological & Chemical Warfare | Law, Politics & Government | Military & Naval Science | Military Engineering | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Arms Control | Terrorism | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Toxic warfare.DDC classification: 358/.3 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. What are toxic weapons? -- 3. Recent use of and thinking about toxic weapons -- 4. Toxic threats in expeditionary settings -- 5. Toxic threats in the United States.
Summary: Since the 1990s there has been an increase in the use of toxic weapons; for example, inexpensive and easily acquired chemicals and industrial waste. This work examines the implications of toxic weapon use for military planning and concludes that such weapons merit further analysis.
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1. Introduction -- 2. What are toxic weapons? -- 3. Recent use of and thinking about toxic weapons -- 4. Toxic threats in expeditionary settings -- 5. Toxic threats in the United States.

Since the 1990s there has been an increase in the use of toxic weapons; for example, inexpensive and easily acquired chemicals and industrial waste. This work examines the implications of toxic weapon use for military planning and concludes that such weapons merit further analysis.

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Sponsored by the United States Air Force. F49642-01-C-0003

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