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  • OPCW Chemical Weapons

    Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Introduction The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is an intergovernmental organization created in 1997 in order to uphold an arms control treaty known as the Convention on the Prohibition of Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, or the Chemical Weapons Convention. Only four United Nations member states are not part of the…

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  • Chemical Warfare Weapons

    It’s interesting to see the progression of weapons from the early beginnings to now. Most people believe that chemical warfare agents were first introduced during the World Wars. Interestingly enough, the concepts of these agents were developed as early as 600 B.C. They weren’t known as chemical warfare agents however; the techniques that were used mimic the action of these agents that are being used today. During the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens, the Spartan army used a mixture…

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  • Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Weapons

    What usually comes to mind when you hear the words nuclear weapons yes an extremely huge explosion that has a capacity to wipe out an entire island and everything else in it. Although they are often associated with death and devastation nuclear weapons have a good side surprise surprise but the majority still believe nuclear weapons should be deactivated and hidden away where no one can have access to them. A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that goes off because of nuclear reactions-…

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  • The Manhattan Project: The Spread Of Nuclear Weapons

    the first nuclear weapons. The U.S. Government supported this during a program called the Manhattan Project. President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the order to begin work on the first atomic bomb, and physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer directed the project. When the project was started, the United States feared that the Nazi 's were making a weapon of the same tier. Their goal was to produce the weapon first, and they succeeded in doing so. The spread of nuclear weapons is called…

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  • Nuclear Weapons: Mutual Assured Destruction

    Nuclear Weapons What has the power to destroy cities and end the world ("Nuclear Weapons” (1))? What has the power to start and prevent wars ("Mutual Assured Destruction")? These machines begin with a huge cloud of fire and leave behind a mess of destruction. These machines shake the ground and sent light and debris in a shockwave that destroys everything in sight without ever touching the ground. These death machines are called nuclear weapons, and thousands of these weapons exist.…

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  • Nuclear Weapons In The Cold War Essay

    World War 2 was the most destructive human conflict in terms of lives lost. The stakes were high. Extreme violence and ideology created a scary landscape. The desperation in the war brought about the most destructive weapons ever seen by humanity. These nuclear weapons greatly changed the face of warfare. Nuclear arms would play a vital role in the following Cold War. They were a cause of the cold war. They were a tool to threaten rival nations. And finally, they served as the deterrent that…

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  • Positive And Negative Effects Of Nuclear Weapons

    Warfare, by nature, is destructive; ramifications lead directly to tragedy, and the aftermath increasingly more traumatizing. Nuclear weapons marked the beginnings of a catastrophic Era, in reference to not only humanity, but also to the annihilation of dissimilar animate and inanimate creations. Before the first recorded nuclear launch against human targets, during World War 2, Nazi Germany was the initial birthplace in reference to the discovery of nuclear fission. The construction of such…

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  • Biological Weapons In The First World War

    Austria-Hungary, Thailand, Germany, Russia, Italy, France, Japan, Serbia, and the British Empire. The most interesting part of the First World War was the weapons used by both sides. The most interesting part of the World War was the weapons that were used by both sides as well as the new seen weapons. During the war, Germany first started using biological weapons against the allied teams causing unknow deaths and casualties. A website states, “The Germans used mustard gas for the first time…

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  • Nuclear Weapons Cause Mass Destruction

    Nuclear weapons cause mass destruction, so why would they make the world a safer place? When a nuclear weapon is detonated the land around the explosion becomes unliveable due to radiation, not to mention all the buildings it demolishes. The following report will cover the creation of the bombs, their effects, who has them, if the technology is safe and if they should have ever been used. All of these topics have been researched using multiple different sources and websites to prove how accurate…

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  • The Persuasive Essay: The Use Of Nuclear Weapon

    Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous weapons on Earth and in the hands of those who wish widespread destruction it is something to be very afraid of. The worlds in trouble and we need to secure it and the only way we can is to abolish nuclear weapons but that turn around just cannot happen overnight we need a clear and concise plan of disarmament and all states have to be willing to put aside their need for power over the greater good of humanity. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have…

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