Five years ago Russian Special Forces used a sedative gas to end a standoff at a theater in Moscow, killing 50 Chechen terrorists … and 90 hostages. Now the British Medical Association has released its latest assessment of “drugs as weapons.”
“Not surprisingly, their assessment is highly unfavorable,” says Danger Room pal Bugs ‘n’ Gas Girl.
One of the BMA’s concerns is that “widespread but responsible deployment of drugs as weapons would inevitably result in their reaching the hands of state or non-state actors for whom lethality among those targeted is not of concern. This would simply be chemical warfare with a medical label.”
Read more at BGG’s excellent blog.