Unleash the bugs of war
- US--Cuba row over insects goes to weapons meeting. Butler, Declan // Nature;8/21/1997, Vol. 388 Issue 6644, p705
Reports the upcoming August 1997 meeting of countries which signed the 1975 Biological Weapons Convention to hear complaints by Cuba that the United States released an insect pest over Cuba to damage the country's agriculture. Possible recommendation to United Nations Security Council; Use of...
- News briefing: 17 December 2009. // Nature;12/17/2009, Vol. 462 Issue 7275, p830
The article offers world news briefs related to nature. The 5-year ban on xenotransplant trials, the transplant of animal cells, tissues or organs to humans, has been lifted by Australia. On December 9, 2009 the U.S. announces that the country will seek to restore the Biological Weapon...
- Biowar checks hang in the balance. MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist;11/23/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2057, p11
Reports on international efforts to ban germ warfare. The number of countries who have signed the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention; Problems with verification; Problems with containing or eliminating the proliferation of biological weapons; The future of bans on germ warfare.
- Ad Hoc Group on biological convention established. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p61
States that an Ad Hoc Group to consider measures and proposals to strengthen the 1972 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction concluded their Special Conference (September 19-October...
- Easy to build, hard to detect: How to track biological arms? Olson, Elizabeth // Christian Science Monitor;2/20/98, Vol. 90 Issue 59, p7
Reports on efforts to strengthen the 1972 ban on the development, production and stockpiling of biological weapons in 1998. The challenges posed by the lack of a monitoring/enforcing agency for the ban; Number of countries like Iraq that are suspected to have biologicals; How biological warfare...
- Dynamic treaty interpretation. Van Alstine, Michael P. // University of Pennsylvania Law Review;Mar98, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p687
Focuses on the statutory interpretation of international treaties in the United States. Domestic context for the interpretation of international conventions; Limited utility of existing domestic approaches to treaty interpretations.
- Historical Impressions, 1930. // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p16
Presents a statement about the signing of the Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armaments, which was signed by former American President Herbert Hoover, in the East Room at the White House on July 22, 1930. Comments about the treaty.
- Treaty actions. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;3/11/96, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p110
Lists several treaties of the United States as of March 11, 1996. Includes arbitration; Chemical weapons; Bolivia; Egypt; Marriage.
- Treaty actions. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;Aug98, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p23
Summarizes multilateral and bilateral treaties of the United States with various countries.