Genocide, WMD’s 3 Questions.

Question 1
The United States designed and developed the first fusion bomb known as Mike. Identify the date and location of the test site, and describe the development and testing of this bomb, including the effects on the test site.

Your response should be at least 75 words in length.

Question 2
The textbook mentions numerous nuclear WMD that may serve as the primary purpose of genocide. What are the immediate and prolonged effects of a nuclear detonation, and which nuclear devices would serve more as a weapon of genocide instead of a basic WMD? Can radiological materials serve the purpose of genocide without a nuclear detonation?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

Question 3
Some concern exists relating to the development and use of “smoky bombs.” These devices do not rely on high explosives to disburse the radioactive materials; they are actually subtler. What is the typical material used in these types of weapons? How are these weapons developed against unsuspecting targets as WMD by terrorists?

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