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Chemical Weapons: A Summary Report of Characteristics and Effects

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism,WMD

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R42862.pdf

Discusses types of chemical agents, protection against chemical agents, how to detect their presence, and chemical agents as weapons of terror rather than weapons of mass destruction.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists