Accession Number:

ADA516347

Title:

Proliferation of Chemical Warfare: Challenge to Traditional Restraints

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

This article surveys the circumstances surrounding the initiation of chemical warfare in World War I and the subsequent international response. It then views the restraints that worked successfully against chemical warfare during World War II in relation to the current world situation to determine how and why these restraints have been challenged in recent years.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE