Essays Tagged: "Chemical warfare"

The "Gulf War Syndrome".

contribute to the deteriorating health of the veterans?3) Are the illnesses directly related to the chemical warfare of the Iraqi government?During the Gulf War many veterans were exposed to different ... qi government?During the Gulf War many veterans were exposed to different types of chemicals. These chemicals varied from pesticides, anti nerve agents (nuclear biological chemicals also know as NBC), ...

(5 pages) 98 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Chemical Warfare": lists types and effects of weapons and means of delivery

CHEMICAL WARFARETokyo, March 20, 1995.....Another morning commute on the crowded Tokyo subway system ... em that morning. They had been disguised as lunch boxes, soda containers and brief cases. The clear chemical leaking from the lunch box was an impure solution of sarin. Developed by Nazi Germany in th ... n is a nerve agent closely related to organophosphorus insecticides used all over the United States.Chemical weapons come in various degrees of severity and can cause many different effects. It is by ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Is the War on Terrorism also a War on the Environment?

e United States may increasingly take the form of environmental terrorism, including biological and chemical warfare. Even conventional attacks create environmental risk. Witness the concern over asbe ... nce with the long-term effects of exposing military and civilian personnel to potentially dangerous chemicals such as the defoliant Agent Orange in Vietnam and a variety of toxic agents in the Gulf Wa ...

(3 pages) 113 1 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Carbon Monoxide as a messenger

a vital difference.Carbon monoxide is a highly toxic gas. However, it doesn't kill anything through chemical changes when it gets inside of an individuals body. Nor does it cause the body any physical ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"The First World War was the first modern war" discuss and evaluate this statement

adlier weapons that were developed just before and during this war: Tanks, airplanes, machine guns, chemical weapons are the most widely known by the general public.However, "old fashioned" tactics we ...

(5 pages) 72 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Honour of the Battlefield (Canadian point of view)

border to prevent invasion, the "Canucks" were ordered to "hold the line".It was in this time that chemical warfare, or even any warfare past artillery shells, and lead bullets, became conceivable. T ... ed. War was a game of honour.Things change.We now have many countries with nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons. Artillery's howitzers can now fire rounds up to 25km away! This means that one can ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Chemical Weapons

proliferation, pollution, and war. One of the most overlooked problems that is facing this world is Chemical Weapons warfare. I will be discussing Chemical Weapons and their effect on people and the e ... thought as a problem that requires an efficient swift solution.Before we can discuss the effect of Chemical Weapons on people and the environment we must discuss what exactly Chemical Weapons are. Ch ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Benefits of Stem Cell Research w/ 7 works cited

mes the cons that have derived from the practice. This includes nerve agents that have been used in chemical warfare. Medical research has the potential to be one of the greatest things that has ever ...

(5 pages) 460 1 4.9 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Attempts at breaking the Stalemate - Gas

a flump and did very little apart from cause harm and pain to their enemy.Gas was the first type of chemical warfare used in war. It was thought to have been a weapon, which would win the war but inst ... more tear-gas from that stage onwards until further development was made.The Germans revolutionised chemical warfare. The German army gave serious study to the development of chemical warfare and they ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Effects of the American Air War in Vietnam

s, J.B., Orians, Gordon H., Pfeiffer, E.W., Vennema, Alje, and Westing, Arthur H. Harvest Of Death: Chemical Warfare In Vietnam And Cambodia. New York: Free Press, 1972.Harvest of Death is a thorough ... m And Cambodia. New York: Free Press, 1972.Harvest of Death is a thorough record of facts regarding chemical weapons, and the use of chemical warfare during the Vietnam War. The book covers many topic ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Effects Of Chemical Warfare

Effects of chemical warfare Chemical Warfare is without a doubt the most dangerous and deadly form ofwar possib ... reas will effect the entire body inside and out. There are differenteffects for different agents or chemicals. A mans body is armed. He possesses and immune system, a very complex systembroken ... med. He possesses and immune system, a very complex systembroken down to two sections cellular, and chemical. The cellular systemconsists of a plethora of special cells whose job is to kill invadingfo ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ethics

riend has told him that he can get George a job with a company that does research into the field of chemical and biological warfare. George is skeptical about taking this job because he is opposed to ... ises another issue. He says that if George doesn't take the job, someone else who is not opposed to chemical warfare will get the job and this person will do the job with more zeal. His friend also te ...

(3 pages) 26 1 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori

y of spending day after day in muddy-reeking trenches, retreat through heavy artillery assault, and chemical warfare. The unimaginably misery of the war was introduced in the first two lines of ... gued to know what was happening. Perhaps the most clearly defined aspect of this poem is the chemical warfare. "Gas! GAS! Quick boys!-An ecstasy of fumbling". The dismay of men engulfed in toxi ...

(2 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Bush's State Of The Union

and started a new Cold War.Bush has no justification for criticizing an organization for utilizing chemical or nuclear weapons. While describing an "axis of evil" which consists of North Korea, Iran, ... apons for over a decade." According to the Washington Post, military scientists at a biological and chemical warfare facility in Utah have been developing a form of weaponized anthrax since at least 1 ...

(3 pages) 784 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Technology Era

ing "incurable diseases." With all this technology there are various ethnical questions such as, is chemical warfare right? Also is killing a fetus or the purpose of stem cells, murder or for the sake ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gas In WWI

The Use of Gas in WW I The modern-day use of chemical warfare first arrived in World War I. The utilization of gas did not significantly cause mo ... ntional weapons but did cause vast pain and misery not only to those killed but to those injured by chemical weapons. The ghastly effects of these weapons barred their prevalent use in battles ever si ... was temporarily blinded by contact to gas in World War I. Even before the war started the harms of chemical warfare were recognized and treaties had been entered into to avert the use of it in forthc ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Is stem Cell Research the answer?

ome the cons that have derived from the practice. This includes nerve agents that have been used in chemical warfare. Medical research has the potential to be one of the greatest things that has ever ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons are weapons that use the toxic properties of chemical substances rather than their ... s rather than their explosive properties to produce physical or psychological effects on the enemy. Chemical weapons are among the most devious creations of man. They are weapons that were created to ... ll or incapacitate the enemy in a grievous manner. In this paper, I will present a brief history of chemical weapons, a description of their effects on the human body, how they are produced, stored, d ...

(7 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

21st Century: Time of Despair

the governments of the world are not really doing much to help the planet, considering the idea of chemical weapons is still an option. No one would consider this a helpful medicine for the grounds o ... and genocide, is not the right way to do things. Regarding weaponry, the United States does not use chemical weapons because it's indiscriminate. When a military uses chemical weapons to accomplish an ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues