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Secret Papers: UK Studied Chemical Weapons Buildup in 1980s

Secret Papers: UK Studied Chemical Weapons Buildup in 1980s

Posted by Admin in Articles, Nuclear Weapons

Now the UK and many other countries have banned the use of chemical weapons , considering it a war crime. It’s time for a ban on nuclear weapons.

The New York Times/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DEC. 29, 2014

“LONDON — Newly released official papers show that former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s government considered rebuilding Britain’s chemical weapons arsenal in the face of a Soviet threat in the early 1980s.

The formerly secret documents show that Thatcher’s defense chiefs were worried that Britain had no response to a possible Soviet chemical attack except to retaliate with nuclear weapons…”

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