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ID:

254

Date:

2007-10-09

Headline:

U.S. weighed radioactive poisons as assassination tool

Reporter's name:

Robert Burns

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The U.S. Army pondered the use of radioactive poisons to assassinate enemy leaders during the Cold War, according to heavily censored documents recently released to Associated Press 12 years after the news agency filed a FOIA request for the documents.

Keywords:

Cold War, U.S. Army, radioactive poison, military history, assassination


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

military


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