Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

The Islamic State Has Reportedly Acquired A Cache Of Deadly Chemical Weapons In Libya — Which Pose A Significant Threat To European Security

The Islamic State Has Reportedly Acquired A Cache Of Deadly Chemical Weapons In Libya — Which Pose A Significant Threat To European Security http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com According to a report in this morning’s DailyMailOnline, a former British Army officer is warning that the militant Islamic group, the Islamic State, “has acquired a cache of deadly chemical weapons […]

CIA Is Said to Have Bought and Destroyed Iraqi Chemical Weapons

CIA Is Said to Have Bought and Destroyed Iraqi Chemical Weapons http://www.nytimes.com/2015/ 02/16/world/cia-is-said-to- have-bought-and-destroyed- iraqi-chemical-weapons.html By C. J. CHIVERS and ERIC SCHMITTFEB. 15, 2015 Photo United Nations workers prepared for the destruction of Iraqi nerve-agent weapons by sealing leaks in the rockets.CreditBritish Ministry of Defense The Central Intelligence Agency, working with American troops during the […]

Decades of Suspicions: Did German Companies Aid Syrian Chemical Weapons Program?

SPIEGEL INTERNATIONAL Decades of Suspicions: Did German Companies Aid Syrian Chemical Weapons Program? By Gunther Latsch, Fidelius Schmid and Klaus Wiegrefe January 23, 2015 Chemical weapons were used in the Syrian civil war in 2013. German companies may have helped build up the country’s production facilities. Zoom AFP/HO/SHAAM News Network Chemical weapons were used in […]

New GAO Report Says U.S. Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack; Nor Large-Scale Natural Catastrophe

New GAO Report Says U.S. Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack; Nor Large-Scale Natural Catastrophe http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Hope Yen, writing on The Associated Press’s (AP) website this afternoon (Dec. 19, 2014) notes that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just issued a new report concluding that “the U.S. government isn’t fully prepared to handle […]

Scientists Call For Major Push To Create Global Killer Asteroid Detection System; Major, Global Effort Needed To Hunt/Track Potential Planet-Killing Asteroids

Scientists Call For Major Push To Create Global Killer Asteroid Detection System; Major, Global Effort Needed To Hunt And Track Potential Planet-Killing Asteroids http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Sara Knapton, Science Editor for London’s The Telegraph, writes in the December 4, 2014 edition of the newspaper that 100 leading scientists and astronomers are warning that “unless [much] more effort […]

Islamic State Has A ‘Dirty Bomb’ Says U.K. Jihadi — Amid Claims Of 40kg (88lbs.) Of Stolen Uranium

Islamic State Has A ‘Dirty Bomb’ Says U.K. Jihadi — Amid Claims Of 40kg (88lbs.) Of Stolen Uranium http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Jennifer Smith, writing in the November 30, 2014 edition of London’s, TheDailyMailOnline, says that “the Islamic State claims to have constructed a ‘dirty bomb’ — after stealing 40kg (88lbs.) of uranium from an Iraqi university,.” some […]

Resurrecting Smallpox? Easier Than You Think

Resurrecting Smallpox? Easier Than You Think http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Leonard Adleman, a Professor of Computer Science and Molecular Biology at the University of Southern California, recently penned (Oct.16, 2014) an article in The New York Times — with the title above. He begins by noting that on “October 16, 1975, 3yr.-old Rahima Banu of Bangladesh…became the last […]