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Following the horrors of World War I a century ago, civilized nations joined together to ban chemical warfare.
That's the first in the history of chemical warfare.
Trump responded a year ago to a previous allegation of chemical warfare with a missile strike in Syria.
Almost 200 troops, including soldiers trained in chemical warfare and decontamination, have been deployed to Salisbury to assist the police investigation into where the nerve agent came from and how it was delivered.
Emergency service personnel and troops trained in chemical warfare were deployed on the streets of Salisbury as investigations continue into the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter.
Either way, nerve agents are horrendously lethal and chemical warfare is an obscene use of chemicals.
And don’t forget chemical warfare capability: Kim’s half-brother Kim Jong Nam was assassinated just under a year ago with the nerve agent VX.
Perhaps the most outspoken of these was Colonel B. C. Goss, who had worked in the chemical warfare division during World War I. A respected chemist and decorated military man, Goss founded the Lake Erie Chemical Company in Cleveland, Ohio.
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CHEMICAL WARFARE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chemical warfare for English Language Learners
: the use of chemical substances (such as poisonous gases) as weapons in a war
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