Weapon of Mass Destruction

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Weapon of Mass Destruction

Any weapon designed to kill human beings in exceptionally large numbers. Examples include biological, chemical and nuclear weapons. International agreements limit the spread of these weapons and they are rarely used in practice. However, they remain a significant political risk in some parts of the world.
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What neither Mr Brown nor Mr Blair knew was that the US Defence Department had its own report into WMD commissioned by Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and delivered to him in September, 2002.
Meanwhile, after the screening of a documentary film on the goals behind establishing the NCPW and the Doha Regional Centre for Training on Treaties of WMDs at the workshop, the Deputy of the Committee Brigadier Hasan Salih al Nossf elaborated on the goals and achievements of the committee at both regional and global levels.
To combat anxiety, Rosen suggests using your WMDs less.
A bruised and angered Miller gets no response from his superiors and begins to suspect a connection between the lies he has been told about WMDs and the stonewalling he is getting.
Does he think George Bush and Tony Blair, who believed there were WMDs in Iraq, should see the film?
As one commentator noted: "Imagine the reaction had Blair told Parliament back in 2003: 'Maybe Saddam has WMDs.
Both sides are concerned about a possible transfer of the NorthEoe1/4aos WMDs and relevant technology to terrorist groups or other countries, the source said.
The subsequent failure to uncover weapons of mass destruction (WMD), coupled with revelations of conflicting evidence prior to the decision to invade Iraq pointing to the absence of WMDs, calls into question the morality as well as the theoretical validity of the preemptive concept.
Fewer than 4 of those "Whereas" pertain to claims of actually having WMDs.
Not all threats are equal, and not all unconventional weapons are WMDs.
What hypocrisy when it was he who led the country into an illegal war based on lies about WMDs.
and maybe some WMDs (can't seem to find them anywhere).