TITLE

CIA issues chemical weapons warning

PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Middle East;Nov96, Issue 261, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the weaponry of Iran according to a United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) report. Expansion of Iran's chemical weapons program; Ability to produce biological weapons;Attempts to develop nuclear weapons.
ACCESSION #
9705236521

 

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