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Around the same time, the U.S. military approached Survival about using the device to administer treatments for chemical warfare, and NASA astronauts reportedly used a similar approach for nutrition delivery.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned of that possibility, and Pyongyang's recent successful missile launch tests and nuclear tests have heightened the likelihood of chemical warfare in any conflict on the Korean peninsula.
Based on comments by the president and his senior advisers, the bombing represents a more forceful way of telling the Syrians to abstain from chemical warfare.
At the time, military officials thought that gas masks would work better on clean-shaven troops, and chemical warfare was common during the war.
All Quiet on the Western Front, A Farewell to Arms, and Goodbye to All That were postmortems on chemical warfare.
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: the use of chemical substances (such as poisonous gases) as weapons in a war
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