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U.S. Military Identifies 'Mustard Agent' As Chemical Used by ISIS ... - CNSNews.com

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:14

U.S. Military Identifies 'Mustard Agent' As Chemical Used by ISIS ...
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Last week, a U.S. military spokesman said ISIS “used chemicals in the vicinity of Mosul” in an attack on Iraqi Security Forces. U.S. and Australian advisers were ...

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Call it a poison, but it just may save your life - Nikkei Asian Review

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:40

Call it a poison, but it just may save your life
Nikkei Asian Review
The treatment can be traced to mustard gas stockpiled in World War II. A U.S. cargo ship carrying the gas came under attack, causing leaks. Symptoms exhibited by survivors offered a hint at the medicinal possibilities -- specifically a drop in white ...

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Sarin attack in Syria | Letter - Green Bay Press Gazette - Green Bay Press Gazette

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:53

Green Bay Press Gazette

Sarin attack in Syria | Letter - Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Press Gazette
President Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer was chastised for stating that even Adolf Hitler didn't use chemical weapons against his opponents.

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Drugs from an unlikely source - Irish Times

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 23:02

Irish Times

Drugs from an unlikely source
Irish Times
Deadly chemical. There is an unlikely connection between chemical warfare agents and modern chemotherapy. Mustard gas, first produced during the first World War, was a deadly chemical that killed some 10,000 Allied troops at Ypres, Belgium, in 1917.

Even Animals Needed Gas Masks in World War I - The National Interest Online (blog)

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 00:59

The National Interest Online (blog)

Even Animals Needed Gas Masks in World War I
The National Interest Online (blog)
GAS!” This warning cry sent men scrambling for their masks as the poisonous fog enveloped them. Soldiers succumbed to the strangling effects of chlorine, phosgene and mustard gas for years as the stalemated armies searched for news ways to defeat each ...

In 1943, America Killed Its Own Troops with Poison Gas - The National Interest Online (blog)

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 01:02

The National Interest Online (blog)

In 1943, America Killed Its Own Troops with Poison Gas
The National Interest Online (blog)
That blandly named vessel carried one hundred tons of mustard gas, contained in hundred-pound bombs, which the United States had sent to the Mediterranean in case Hitler unleashed chemical weapons in a last desperate bid to stave off the invasion of ...

Mom continues legacy, creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer - First Coast News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:35

First Coast News

Mom continues legacy, creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer
First Coast News
And that is where the Mustard Challenge ties in, which just kicked off on April 15 and conveniently ends on National Mustard Day in August. The challenge sheds light on the 1950s era treatments and specifically targets the mustard gas derivatives that ...

Islamic State using home-made rockets to deliver mustard gas in Mosul - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:47

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

Islamic State using home-made rockets to deliver mustard gas in Mosul
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)
Mosul, Iraq — An Iraqi military spokesperson confirmed this weekend that the Islamic State launched what some are considering a home-made rocket that contained a mustard gas chemical agent affecting twenty-five Iraqi Army soldiers in and around the ...
US and Turkey Have Long been Aware of ISIS' Chemical WeaponsNews Ghana

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Mother creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer ... - WCSH-TV

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:52

WCSH-TV

Mother creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer ...
WCSH-TV
You either love or hate mustard. But when it comes to the 'Mustard Challenge,' chances are you'll be thrilled when you hear the seven letter word playing a ...

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Mom continues legacy, creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer - cbs19.tv

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:16

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Mom continues legacy, creates 'Mustard Challenge' after losing daughter to cancer
cbs19.tv
And that is where the Mustard Challenge ties in, which just kicked off on April 15 and conveniently ends on National Mustard Day in August. The challenge sheds light on the 1950s era treatments and specifically targets the mustard gas derivatives that ...

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ISIL terrorists use mustard gas to attack US and Australian advisers in Iraq - Pravda

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:20

Pravda

ISIL terrorists use mustard gas to attack US and Australian advisers in Iraq
Pravda
ISIL terrorists used mustard gas (yperite) to attack an Iraqi military unit, where American and Australian advisers were staying. As many as 25 Iraqi soldiers suffered as a result of the attack, whereas advisers remained unscathed, reports CBS News ...
Daesh Uses Mustard Gas Against Iraqi Army Unit With US, Australian ExpertsSputnik International
ISIS troops reportedly targeted US advisers with a mustard agent in IraqBusiness Insider
Iraqi unit with US advisers hit by ISIS mustard agentDaily Mail
ABC Online -CBS News -NEWS.com.au
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Iraqi unit with US advisers hit by ISIS mustard agent - Daily Mail

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 21:13

Daily Mail

Iraqi unit with US advisers hit by ISIS mustard agent
Daily Mail
Six soldiers suffered breathing problems and another 19 were forced to seek treatment after ISIS militants launched the gas attack against the US-backed unit in the city of Mosul, northern Iraq. It is the second chemical attack against the Iraqi troop ...
ISIL terrorists use mustard gas to attack US and Australian advisers in IraqPravda
Daesh Uses Mustard Gas Against Iraqi Army Unit With US, Australian ExpertsSputnik International
ISIS troops reportedly targeted US advisers with a mustard agent in IraqBusiness Insider
CBS News -ABC Online -NEWS.com.au
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This Darpa machine can turn chemical warfare agents like sarin and mustard gas into harmless dirt - International Business Times UK

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 05:02

International Business Times UK

This Darpa machine can turn chemical warfare agents like sarin and mustard gas into harmless dirt
International Business Times UK
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) in US has successfully tested a field-deployable system for neutralising toxic chemicals like sarin, soman, and mustard gas by using a waterless soil-scrubbing technology. The system has been ...

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Syria has faced international condemnation for using chemical weapons. But Islamic State has them too - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 00:49

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Syria has faced international condemnation for using chemical weapons. But Islamic State has them too
Los Angeles Times
When the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun was hit this month with an attack of poison gas, the incident drew international condemnation and prompted the Trump administration to launch a retaliatory missile strike. On Friday, there was another incident: A ...
How Iran enables Syria's chemical warfare against civiliansJerusalem Post Israel News
Trump trumps Obama on chemical red linesThe Commentator
After chemical attack, medics in Syria are taking no chancesThe Globe and Mail
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After losing daughter, mother starts "The Mustard Challenge" to fight childhood cancer - My9NJ

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 15:59

My9NJ

After losing daughter, mother starts "The Mustard Challenge" to fight childhood cancer
My9NJ
Why mustard? "In the journey we went through with Naya, it really struck us that the toxicity of the drugs was really high," Amy explained. "Some of these drugs are derived from the same chemicals as mustard gas." She is daring people to eat a spoonful ...

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Articles: Chemical Weapons and U.S. National Interest - American Thinker

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 06:15

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Articles: Chemical Weapons and U.S. National Interest
American Thinker
Perhaps the most moving poem with imagery evoking the horror of the first World War is "Dulce et Decorum Est" written in October 1917 by Wilfred Owen, the ...
Ex-Obama officials say hesitation to use force in Syria, elsewhere, emboldened adversariesFox News

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Your Guide to All the Devastating Weapons You Hear About in the News - Lifehacker

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:35

Lifehacker

Your Guide to All the Devastating Weapons You Hear About in the News
Lifehacker
Mustard gas: Also known as sulfur mustard, mustard gas is a cytotoxic and vesicant chemical agent that causes blistering of the skin and lungs of its victims. Pure sulfur mustards are colorless liquids, but when used in chemical warfare, the gas looks ...

Why the World Banned Chemical Weapons - POLITICO Magazine - POLITICO Magazine

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 21:46

POLITICO Magazine

Why the World Banned Chemical Weapons - POLITICO Magazine
POLITICO Magazine
On the late afternoon of April 22, 1915—in the midst of World War I—Algerian and French soldiers in trenches along the Western Front, near the Belgian town of ...

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Did Hitler fake being a victim of gas warfare? | The Times of Israel - The Times of Israel

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 20:36

The Times of Israel

Did Hitler fake being a victim of gas warfare? | The Times of Israel
The Times of Israel
Almost a century ago, an injured German corporal named Adolf Hitler claimed to be a casualty of British-deployed mustard gas. But was it a smoke screen?

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