30 Aug 2018

To prepare for urban warfare, soldiers train for chemical attack, mass disaster response in Detroit

“As the Army and top leaders look to a potential urban fight in dense, dangerous and confusing terrain, their National Guard counterparts are working the complexities of urban response right now. Recently, troops with the 46th Military Police Command of the Michigan National Guard began a three-year effort to respond

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04 Sep 2014

The Devourers – Al-Baghdadi and The Islamic State

“ISIS is an ‘imminent threat to every interest we have,’ warned Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. ‘This is beyond anything we’ve seen. We must prepare for everything.’ In an article appearing in The Hill, long-time Congressional staffer Brent Budowsky argued that it is ‘highly probable’ ISIS will…obtain nuclear, chemical, biological

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25 Jun 2008

France: A Defense and Foreign Policy Revolution

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26 Jun 2006

Al-Aqsa Brigades: Chemical warfare if Israel invades Gaza

The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, Fatah’s armed wing, announced that it has developed biological and chemical weapons, Palestinian news agency Ramattan reported. “With the help of Allah, we are pleased to say that we succeeded in developing over 20 different types of biological and chemical weapons, this after a three-year effort,”

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17 Feb 2005

Tests confirm the Explosive Destruction System’s (EDS) ability to destroy biological agents

New capability may offer applications for homeland security, war theatres. From the beginning, researchers at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Sandia National Laboratories, the creators of the Army’s Explosive Destruction System (EDS), suspected the system could, in addition to snuffing out chemical warfare material, treat and destroy biohazards such as

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05 Jan 2005

Technical Hurdles Separate Terrorists From Biowarfare

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03 Jan 2005

Technical Hurdles Separate Terrorists From Biowarfare

Hoping to hasten the doomsday their leader foretold, scientists who were members of Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo cult brewed batches of anthrax in the early 1990s and released it from an office building and out the back of trucks upwind of the Imperial Palace. But the wet mixture kept clogging the

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03 Jun 2004

Chemical weapons literature Seized from arrested Abus

Philippine Police investigating suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists who were allegedly planning a bombing campaign found literature dealing with chemical weapons in their possession, a top intelligence official said. Philippine National Security Advisor Norberto Gonzales played down the likelihood that the suspects had acquired the ability to use chemical weapons when

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25 May 2003

Homeland Security Buys N.M. Town for Training

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has bought for about $5 million the small New Mexico ghost town of Playas, and plans to transform it into a terrorist response training center, officials said on Friday. Training at the 1,840-acre town about 40 miles north of the Mexican border, could provide

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24 Feb 2003

Homeland defense ready with Web site

The Bush administration unveiled Ready.gov on Wednesday as a touchstone for a massive public-awareness campaign to prepare Americans for a potential terrorist attack. The Department of Homeland Defense kicked off a $100 million campaign in the form of print, radio, direct mail and outdoor advertisements that will feature the Web

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