Chemical Weapons Research Paper

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CHEMICAL WEAPONS Chemical weapon is a device that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on human beings. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons states: “The term chemical weapon may also be applied to any toxic chemical or its precursor that can cause death, injury, temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation through its chemical action. Munitions or other delivery devices designed to deliver chemical weapons, whether filled or unfilled, are also considered weapons themselves.” Under the Chemical Weapons Convention (1993), there is a legally binding, world-wide ban on the production, stockpiling, and use of chemical weapons and their precursors. Not with standing, large stockpiles there of continue to…show more content…
The US Military spilled toxic substances that containing Uranium in Iraq.
In Iraq, the US Military had been littering the environment with thousands of tons of ammunition that made from Uranium, a toxic product and radioactive nuclear waste. As a result, the babies was born in Fallujah from the year 2007 until 2010, was born with permanent disability.
3. The US Military killed thousands of Japan civilians with Napalm Bomb.
Napalm bomb is bomb that containing sticky and flammable gel and was used as a weapon by the US Military in World War II. The US Military dropped the napalm bombs to Tokyo to burn 100.000 people.

In my opinion, the use of chemical weapons is not appropriate, because chemical weapons have very dangerous effects. Someone who strucks chemical weapons, of course, his nerves and skin will be injured even wounded, and potentially resulting in death. Chemical weapons have toxic impact on the human body. It will kill the humans. It will long-lasting in the body of victims.

There are some of evidences that illustrate how dangerous the chemical weapons is.
1. There are some regulations that regulate the use of chemical wepons:
- Regulation on ‘The Launch Projectilles and Explosives from Ballons’ in Den Haag Convention on
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Based on The Law Number 9 Year 2008, Fourth Section, “Every person is prohibited to use the chemical weapons...”
4. All the time, the existence of chemical weapons is hidden and very limited. That weapons can be used only with an authority from the military institution. So, can be stated that the use of chemical weapons is only to the military worker, or maybe someone who receives an authority from the military institution. Furthermore, the use of chemical weapons must notice the principles of safety, security, utilization, and balance to avoid bad effects that chemical weapons for the humans and environment. Chemical weapon is a device that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on human beings. Chemical weapons also can provide harmful effects to the environment. Because of that, I think that the use of chemical weapons is not accordance with humanity and the regulations of International War. Therefore, the International communities should renew and reinforce the regulations of chemical weapons immediately, because until now there are some countries still use chemical weapons to face their wars and internal conflicts, although they are the members of the Chemical Weapons

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