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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 8 years ago

If Nerve Agent only impacts living things, how is it a WMD?


Your definition encompasses the vast majority of the American arsenal.

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    anything that causes mass casualties is a weapon of mass destruction

  • 8 years ago

    Because it makes living things into dead things, and by its nature it makes a lot of living things into dead things quickly, without having to use massive amounts of the gas.

    EDIT. Of you are looking for a strict definition, many countries go be the NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical) definition. Others use CBR (chemical biological, radiological). Conventional weapons, for the purpose of this definition, are not considered WMDs.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    War in itself is a weapon of mass destruction. I think we should not use war.

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