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make into or use as a weapon or a potential weapon

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The resources of groups such as Boko Haram and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are not the same as the former Soviet Union, which spent billions of dollars and decades in secret laboratories working to weaponize Ebola.
In Rushing to Armageddon, readers will learn about the Pentagon's plans to weaponize space; about the impetus for a new Russian and Chinese nuclear missile build-up; about the destruction of long-standing arms control agreements; and about the increasing danger of a nuclear catastrophe.
Ballistic missile defence will no doubt weaponize outer space.
He traveled throughout Europe to obtain an anthrax strain and equipment for a laboratory in Kandahar to weaponize the spores.
If Tehran hasn't yet decided to weaponize, as many intelligence experts presume, an attack could certainly make its leaders feel the need to speed up their efforts.
It is the same robot employed by the Army, which has the ability to weaponize it.
Ricin proved difficult to weaponize for an aerosol effect, and where it was not difficult to weaponize, it represented an ethical dilemma.
Because of this, any move to weaponize space would likely precipitate a response to counter such capability, and weapons in space would indeed be tempting targets for a preemptive attack by an adversary.
He traveled throughout Europe to obtain anthrax spores and equipment for a laboratory in Kandahar to weaponize the spores.
Junaid ur Rehman, a senior IS drone pilot trainer and engineer who was killed in the village of al-Ashara, Syria, was an experienced engineer who was working to increase IS's ability to weaponize drones and to conduct aerial surveillance on the battlefield and plot attacks throughout the world, the statement said.
This bill made necessary and responsible changes to the Senate passed bill to ensure that Russians or foreign adversaries are not able to weaponize these sanctions against American job creators.
President Barack Obama had only one demand of Tehran: "Iran would have to demonstrate its own seriousness by agreement not to weaponize nuclear power," he said Wednesday.
The Institute for Science and International Security identified Russian scientist Vycheslav Danilenko as having had the know-how to help Iran weaponize its atomic program in a report released Sunday.
However, he maintained the Kim Jong Un-led country would not be able to weaponize the material.
It is yet to be convinced that Tehran is on the cusp of achieving the capabilities to highly enrich and weaponize its uranium, or that there is an imminent threat of military confrontation in the Middle East.