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The Mustard Gas as a Chemical Weapon. 1 THE MUSTARD GAS AS A CHEMICAL WEAPON. INSTITUTION: COURSE: NAME: DATE:
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Mustard Gas as a Chemical Weapon. 2 WHY DO YOU THINK WE HAVE NOT SEEN ATTACKS USING MUSTARD GAS MORE OFTEN? The Geneva Protocol of 1925 prohibits the use of poisonous gases and biological weapons in wars. However, the protocol did not ban the production, acquisition or transport of biological or chemical weapons. Also, prohibitions from the Geneva Protocol applies to the members of the treaty only (Brooks, 2015). Mustard gas is one of the chemical weapons used in World War One. Its usage had long-lasting effects on the victims of war. Since the First World War, incidences of Mustard gas attacks have declined. The decrease in chemical warfare, especially, the Sulfur Mustard can be attributed to various reasons, some of which originated from the chemical weapons conventions and treaties. Although both chemical and conventional weapons have similar consequences when used
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