Leaking chemical weapon amongst the clams

Milford, Delaware: Workers at a Clam processing plant, Sea Watch International, started their day with a severe shock when leaking chemical munitions were found on the assembly line. 6 people required medical treatment and 2 military assessment teams from teh US Army 20th Support Command are

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True or False?

North Korea to enhance its nuclear defence capability

The problem with Syria

Mediating historical fact with current speculation

Voices from beyond the grave

al-Awlaki calls (posthumously) for chemical and biological strikes against the West

Nerve agent found in scrap yard?

We have had our attention directed towards a news story today that a capsule of nerve agent has been found at a Scrap yard in Russia. Russian security services confirmed on Monday media reports that a capsule believed to contain the extremely toxic nerve agent sarin had been discovered in the

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The NTI Security Index review

Did you catch the NTI Security Index webcast? If not, here's a summary...

Is that a canoe in your pocket?

Smiths Detection, perhaps in timely response to the attempted ass-assassination of Prince bin Nayaf (see below) announced that their B-Scan provided fast, non-intrusive internal and external search for hidden weapons and other contraband. The device uses a smaller dose that backscatter x-ray

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Halfway house

Russia clained that nearly half of their chemical weapons stockpile has been destroyed. Itar-Tass announced that the Ministry for Trade and Industry had destroyed 19,300 tons of chemical weapons and that two more facilities were going to be commissioned shortly. Under the OCPW Russia needs to

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Korea too!

Lee Sang-woo, chief of the South Korean Presidential Committee on Defence Advancement said that South Korea needed to to 'secure weapons capable of incapacitating the North’s WMD.” Sang-woo went on to say that South Korea needed the precision attack systems capable of defeating North Korea’s

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Israel prepares…

There have been signs of increased CBRN defence capability towards a, currently, nebulous (but no doubt intelligence driven) threat, but a Summit in Herzloya has perhaps given a further insight into their concerns. Brig.-Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel, director of the National Security Council's

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War C(brn)rimes

The Netherlands was expected to press that the International Criminal Court expanded its definition of war crimes to include the use of CB weapons. The Netherlands was backing a Belgian measure to include chemical and biological weapons in War Crimes, as opposed to a Mexican proposal that

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Bill Passed

The US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill intended to improve security at the nations biological research facilities. The panel voted 8-1 in favour of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2009, it is not apparent when the

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Oh god, he didn’t say foolproof did he?

Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal was breezily confident when discussing the preparations for the international 'Commonwealth Games’ in 2010: “'Delhi has successfully organized various international meets. […] Not only [for the] Games but we are looking at the security of the city

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