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  • The Sarin Gas Attack And The Iran And Iraq War

    effective ways to try and eliminate the jews. The Sarin gas attack was an attack on a bus station in Tokyo. Sarin, which is a chemical liquid was released on up to seven lines of the stations injuring and killing civilians. It’s said that there was up to five packages with the gas inside. During the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980’s Iraq used mustard gas and Sarin to quickly take out Iran’s troops. The mustard gas used by the Iraqi army was said to affect the enemies in a fast-rapid way. It then builds itself up in the body so it can later have a stronger attack on weakening the body. The Iraqis did this so they could get to a further and faster negation in the…

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  • Chemical Warfare Weapons

    TCDD concentration of 67 pg/g. Nerve conduction studies, with the help of a neuromatic 2000 dantec machine that measures motor and sensory fibers of the median, ulnar, tibial, and sural nerves, were shown to be abnormal in 3 of those 9 subjects. Those with abnormal nerve conduction test results had a mean TCDD plasma level of 263 pg/g and those that were normal had a TCDD level of 95 pg/g. In addition to these tests, it was also observed that “all subjects with polyneuropathy presented chloracne…

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  • Sarin Research Paper

    Although Sarin has been around for a very long time its effects, while very deadly, have not been very well studied. It is a dangerous chemical that has had no other purpose or intention then killing people quickly and effectively. Sarin is a clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that has been used in terrorist attacks all over the world. The main attacks carried out by the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo on the Tokyo Subway in 1995 and in the Iran-Iraq Conflict in the 80’s (Simpson, 2004). Although…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Day I Go Back In America

    I was in the Dallas area as an exchange student. I was watching a tv in a coffee shop, and the unthinkable happened. For weeks before the incident happened, tensions between the Japanese government and the Chinese based conglomerate, Black Canyon Research, had been escalating rapidly. They had an experimental research facility in Osaka, Japan. They were testing an experimental gas for warfare that was supposedly 25 times more powerful than VX nerve gas, and 200 times more powerful than Sarin…

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  • Blister Agent Research Paper

    The specter of nuclear, biological, chemical (NBC) attack or accident has loomed over our society for generations. Of the family of chemical agents, is the class of vesicants – also known as Blister Agents. Though there are different types of blister agents, their mechanism of action against their victims are the same. A wide spectrum of protective equipment and detection devices are commercially available for first responders in contending with a blister agent incident. Weaponized blister agent…

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  • Aum Shinrikyo In Jap A Case Study

    people for political purposes” (White, 2014, p. 4). Since the sarin attack on the Japanese subway in 1995, governments are taking measures to prevent and respond to terroristic attacks utilizing chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear weapons (CBRN). Robyn Pangi identifies that chemical attacks, such as the one committed by the Aum Shinrikyo (Aum) in Japan, are different from conventional terroristic attacks because the effects of the attack can be reduced due to interventions made both…

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  • Biological Terrorism Research Paper

    during and after WWII, civilian casualties due to accidental spills of chemical and biological weapons meant for the battlefield was sadly common. Dumping biological and chemical weapons in the sea or burying them is not safe at all, for the flimsy containers eroded quickly and the toxic substances then can leak out. Hundreds of Danish fishermen have pulled up fishing nets poisoned by mustard gas, and some died while others had to be hospitalized immediately. Although terrorism was not unknown…

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  • John Parachini Case Study

    In 1995, a subway system located in Tokyo Japan was the target of a terrorist attack by a radical religious cult known as the Aum Shinrikyo. Their strategy included converging at the Kasumigaseki station and dispersing poisonous gas (sarin) into the air. This attack was not considered to be politically motivated; rather, it was an attack stimulated by the desire to distress the Japanese government, in an attempt to seize power. The attack was inclusive of five subways systems, and resulted in…

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  • Aum Shinrikyo Attack Case Study

    (1) Discuss the Aum Shinrikyo attack. What made the attack successful? Why were the casualties relatively low? March 20, 1995 a major subway line in Tokyo, Japan was attacked by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. Apparently, this was a rush job after the cult found out that the police were going to raid their facilities. Some cult members were assigned to put liquid sarin into plastic bags and drop them off in different cars on the busy Kasumigaseki subway line. Afterwards, they were to puncture these…

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  • Influenza Ethical Dilemmas

    In regards to the ethics of using sarin nerve gas to kill people versus the use of bullets, these articles support my claim that the use of sarin nerve gas is so much worse than the use of bullets. Article 3 of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights states “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person” and Article 5 states “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment” (UN). The use of sarin nerve gas clearly contravenes…

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