SOURCE: The National Interest
And here is where the other odd twist of fate happened: Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin provided the arms.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Used as a potentially deadly chemical agent during World War I, mustard gas can burn victims’ skin, respiratory tract and eyes.
The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning the nation’s water and soil.
by Lawrence Wittner
As long as people retain their faith in the supreme value of military might, we can probably expect defense contractors to continue profiting from war at the public’s expense.
SOURCE: New York Times
The arms designer developed the iconic weapon immediately after World War II.
This is the crux of a doctoral dissertation that researcher Ingrid Ystgaard will defend this spring at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has studied weapons found in graves and the battle techniques they suggest during the transition from the early to the late Iron Age. The division between these periods was around 500 AD....
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