Banning Chemical Weapons: The Scientific Backgroundby Hugh D. Crone
Pub. Date: 01/28/1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Banning Chemical Weapons provides a readable and brief outline of chemical warfare; its origin and the offensive and defensive aspects. The aim of this volume is to give technical information to people interested in the wider aspects of disarmament, by showing how this technical material must be used in the negotiations to achieve a worldwide and enforceable ban on chemical weapons. While not a textbook, this volume provides accessible technical background to the issue of chemical disarmament.
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Table of Contents1. Introduction; 2. The science of peace and war; 3. Chemistry and chemical warfare; 4. The target; 5. Modern chemical warfare: offence; 6. Modern chemical warfare: defence; 7. Discussions on matters of particular interest; 8. Chemical industry and the trade in chemicals; 9. Technical problems in the implementation of a chemical weapons convention; 10. The future for arms control; 11. Conclusions; Appendices.
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