Sunday, March 30, 2003

Militarily useless

Chemical and biological weapons will be of little threat to troops in the Gulf if they are properly prepared for their use, according to scientists at a briefing in London. Such weapons would be more effective against civilian targets in the West. But they are also difficult to produce and deliver effectively. Explosives are much more likely to be used by terrorists as they are cheaper and easier to produce and apply successfully.

Coalition troops face 'low' chemical risk, BBC News, 26 March 2003

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