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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


August 2002 - United States Special Weapons News

  • Bolton Cites Need to Respond to Biological Weapons Threat Washington File 27 Aug 2002-- The United States and its allies must remain "creative, vigilant and forward-looking" in dealing with the threat posed by biological weapons, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security John Bolton said during a briefing at the Tokyo American Center August 27.
  • Bolton Fields Queries on Iraq, North Korea Washington File 26 Aug 2002-- The U.S. government remains "very concerned about North Korea's outward proliferation activities," Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security John Bolton said at a briefing at the Tokyo American Center August 26.
  • DOD PROJECT 112/SHAD INVESTIGATION INFO NOW ON-LINE 13 Aug 2002 -- The Department of Defense announced today enhanced efforts to communicate the results of the Project 112/Shipboard Hazard and Defense investigation. A revised site now includes a status report of the declassification of medically relevant information of all Project 112 chemical and biological warfare agent tests conducted in the 1960s. The Shipboard Hazard and Defense (SHAD) program was a subset of Project 112 tests conducted by the Deseret Test Center. Between 1963 and 1970 under Project 112, 109 tests were planned.



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