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‘State-of-the-Art Weaponry’ Turns Out to Be Crickets
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‘State-of-the-Art Weaponry’ Turns Out to Be Crickets
January 13, 2019

Introducing a destructive non-native invasive species to a habitat, where they will cause maximum harm, has been part of the CIA’s playbook for decades.

International Team of Researchers Concerned Over US Efforts to Create Bio-Weapons
October 8, 2018

If the United States so flagrantly violates the BWC, can it be trusted with other international arms-control treaties? Russia appears to be trying to draw public attention to this issue.

International Team of Researchers Concerned Over US Efforts to Create Bio-Weapons
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US Biological Warfare Program in the Spotlight Again
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US Biological Warfare Program in the Spotlight Again
September 13, 2018

The US activities violate the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), a legally binding treaty that outlaws biological arms.

US Germ Warfare Apology to North Korea Could Advance Dialogue
December 19, 2017

To further dialogue with the North Korean government that is pursuing the means to join the “nuclear club” to deter external aggression, a formal US apology to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea would go a long way to lay the groundwork for a serious diplomatic dialogue to bring the DPRK into the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty framework.

US Germ Warfare Apology to North Korea Could Advance Dialogue
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Russia Questions Peaceful Nature of US Biological Research
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Russia Questions Peaceful Nature of US Biological Research
September 3, 2016

On September 1, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke in front of the students of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), an academic institution run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Dubbed the «Harvard of Russia» by Henry Kissinger, it is widely considered the most elite university in the country, which educates Russia's political, economic, and intellectual elite…

The US Continued Biological Weapons Research Until 2003
August 23, 2016

President Richard Nixon ordered the destruction of all US biological weapons in 1969. His White House declaration, Statement on Chemical and Biological Defense Policies and Programs, declared that «the United States shall renounce the use of lethal biological agents and weapons, and all other methods of biological warfare. The United States will confine its biological research to defensive measures such as immunization and safety measures». With that and the ratification of the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention by the United States, Soviet Union, and Great Britain, the US biological weapons program came to an end. Or did it?..

The US Continued Biological Weapons Research Until 2003
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Washington Continues to Violate 1972 Treaty on Bio-Warfare
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Washington Continues to Violate 1972 Treaty on Bio-Warfare
September 15, 2015

A recent lawsuit against the U.S. government filed by U.S. military veterans who were subjected to biological and chemical warfare experiments from 1922 to 1975 provides concreate proof that the U.S. has continued to violate the terms of the Biological Warfare Convention (BWC) signed by the U.S., Britain, and the Soviet Union in 1972 and the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) of 1993…

On the Pentagon’s Biological Laboratories in Ukraine
November 24, 2014

…In ten years, the number of American laboratories engaged in developing ways to protect against bioterrorism, according to the official version, has grown from 20 to 400. Secret biological centres have appeared in Africa and Latin and America, biological laboratories of unknown function have opened in Ukraine and Georgia, and it is also planned to open a biological centre in Kazakhstan in 2015. The majority of these activities are being supervised by the Pentagon… In Ukraine in 2013 alone, biolaboratories were opened in Vinnytsia, Ternopil, Uzhhorod, Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk, Simferopol, Kherson, Lviv (three laboratories at once in this town!) and Lugansk with the support of the US. Today, the Pentagon’s biolaboratories are gathered around Russia in a semicircle…

On the Pentagon’s Biological Laboratories in Ukraine
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