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Synonyms for WMD

a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)

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"The government of my country condemns in the strongest terms the crime of using chemical weapons based on its belief in the need to free the Middle East of all WMDs, on top the nuclear ones," al-Jaafari affirmed.
Mr Brown writes: "In these months before the war, I had no idea that key decision makers in America were already aware that the evidence on the existence of WMDs was weak, even negligible and in key areas non-existent.
Mr Brown writes: "I had no idea key decision-makers in America were aware the evidence on WMDs was weak, even negligible and in key areas non-existent.
The training enabled the officials to conduct a proper identification of dual-use commodities that could be used to create WMDs and/or their delivery systems.
According to Zanders, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) -- a terrorist group against which US-led Western and Arab coalition forces are currently carrying out an air campaign in both Iraq and Syria -- has not obtained WMDs.
Israel has not announced approval to attend the conference, Prince Saud said, so it was to blame for the negative consequences thus failure to clear the region from WMDs.
Saddam agreed, if Syria would store his stack of chemical WMDs and nuclear manufacturing machinery.
Arab league delegates met on Sunday morning to discuss ridding the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
Ali said, oeDuring international forums, Qatar calls to fight against the dangers of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) whether these weapons are chemical, biological or nuclear.
DOES Jack Straw really expect the British public to believe him when he says he, Blair, Campbell et al did not know that Saddam Hussein had actually destroyed his mythological WMDs ?
They are also said to be trained in the handling of the Assad regime's weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), which the US and Israel are worried could be transferred to Hizbullah for use against the Jewish state.
Dr Larry Rosen, professor of psychology at California State University, calls these gadgets wireless mobile devices, or WMDs, and explores their potentially explosive effects in his new book, iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us.
The Gulf should learn and be inspired by the case of South America nuclear co-operation and dedication to peace at a time when the desire to acquire nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) is a reality.
Pichtel (natural resources and environmental management, Ball State U.) introduces weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) to emergency response, counterterrorism, and security professionals, with an emphasis on basic biology and chemistry, including microbiology and human health.