(see also Biological Warfare, Arms Trade & War)
Issue of US Ordnance Shadows New Panama Bridge. Chris Kraul, LA Times (6/27/05). Unexploded chemical weapons from US bombing range on San Jose island ongoing threat to Panamanians.
Nerve Gas Death "Unlawful". BBC News (11/15/04). Weapons testing on British military personnel in 50s.
Chemical & Biological Weapons. Martin Calhoun, Foreign Policy in Focus (12/96).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Chemical & Biological Arms Control Program (American Federation of Scientists).
Chemical & Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Project (Henry L. Stimson Center).
Chemical Materials Agency (US Army).
Balfour, Sebastian. "Chemical warfare in the 1920's & 30s," History Today (6/02).
Birks, John W. "Weapons forsworn: chemical & biological weapons," in A.H. Ehrlich & J.W. Birks (eds.) Hidden Dangers: Environmental Consequences of Preparing for War (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1990), pp. 161-189.
Balfour, Sebastian. "Chemical warfare in the 1920s & 30s," History Today (6/02).
Currie, Jay. “The earliest weapons of mass destruction,” Christian Science Monitor (10/9/03): 17.
Tucker, Jonathan B. "Chemical/biological terrorism: coping with a new threat," Politics & the Life Sciences 15,2 (9/96):167-83, with commentaries & response pp. 185-247. Analysis & conclusions from 1995 Tokyo subway nerve-gassing.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Cirincione, Joseph with Jon B. Wolfsthal & Miriam Rajkumar. Deadly Arsenals: Tracking Weapons of Mass Destruction (Washington: Carnegie Endowment, 2002).
Hersh, Seymour M. Chemical & Biological Warfare: America's Hidden Arsenal (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968).
Johnston, Harold. A Bridge Not Attacked: Chemical Warfare Civilian Research during World War II (London: World Scientific, 2003).
McDermott, Jean. The Killing Wind (?: Arbor House, 1987).
Smithson, Amy E. The US Chemical Weapons Destruction Program: Views, Analysis & Recommendations (Washington: Henry L. Stimson Center, 1994).
Tucker, Jonathan B. (ed.) Toxic Terror: Assessing the Terrorist Use of Chemical & Biological Weapons (Cambridge MA: MIT, 2000).
Vilensky, Joel A. Dew of Death: The Story of Lewisite, America's World War I Weapon of Mass Destruction (Bloomington: Indiana U., 2005).