Israeli Cited for Chemical Weapon Proliferation

In its May issue, the Risk Report revealed that an individual named Nahum Manbar, cited last year by the U.S. government for chemical weapon proliferation, was an Israeli citizen. It…

China Caught Selling Poison Gas Ingredients to Iran

U.S. officials have detected a series of clandestine shipments of poison gas ingredients from China to Iran, sources say. And while a dozen front companies and individuals involved in the…

Licensing Mass Destruction: U.S. Exports to Iraq: 1985-1990

INTRODUCTION The U.S. Department of Commerce licensed more than $1.5 billion worth of sensitive U.S. exports to Iraq from 1985 to 1990.[1] Most were “dual-use” items, capable of making nuclear…

Testimony: Iraqi Efforts to Build WMD

Testimony of Gary Milhollin Director, Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations June 15, 1990 I am pleased to have this opportunity to address…

Poison Gas Laws: Still Leaking

The New York Times March 25, 1990, Section 4, Page 19 When Libya’s poison-gas plant burned down last week, many people were relieved. Instead, they should have been horrified –…