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survey of the weapons and hazards which may face the people of the United States in wartime

Harold L. Brode

survey of the weapons and hazards which may face the people of the United States in wartime

by Harold L. Brode

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons.,
  • Civil defense -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 21.

    StatementHarold L. Brode.
    SeriesRand Paper -- P-3170
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16562787M

      Counting murders and suicides, nea people died of gun-related violence in the United States in , the highest annual total in decades. Here are seven key findings about Americans’ experiences with and attitudes toward guns, drawn from recent Pew Research Center . to prepare a survey of existing rules of international law concerning the prohi­ bition or restriction of use of specific weapons. With a view to obtaining assistance in the preparation of this survey, the Secretary-General called upon Professor R.R. Baxter (USA) and Professor Igor P. Blishchenko (USSR) to undertake preliminary studies.

      These weapons were so powerful throughout history that the united nations HAD to do something about them! There are actually rules of war. If this sounds crazy to you, you’re not alone. Most. A few lines later: “For example, the United States military might use cyber operations to terminate an ongoing conflict on U.S. terms, or to disrupt an adversary’s military systems to prevent.

      According to the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey, an individual range can go through between to 20 tons of lead shot and bullets annually. Outdoor ranges as a whole may use more t tons in that same period. The people and creatures who exist around lead are at the greatest risk for health issues.   Good answer by Rick James. However, let me respond with another question: Why does the United States have a relatively low homicide rate? No, I am not suggesting that the presence of weapons (presumably guns) is responsible for lowering the homici.


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