Vivian van der Linde
United Kingdom

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Topic A: Chemical weapons can be used as a strategic tool to cause mass carnage and their production is rather inexpensive, relatively speaking. The first chemical weapons were developed and deployed during World War One, but were also frequently used in the Second World War and the Vietnam War. The Jewish-German chemist, Fritz Haber, is accredited to have been the first to design such weaponry around 1911. Chemical weaponry is often designed to suffocate, paralyze or poison its victims. The chemicals can be transported in form of grenades, bombs, spay tanks or rockets. A vicious means of distributing a large ...