mass destruction


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mass destruction

Widespread death and devastation. If they launch a nuclear attack against us, it will cause mass destruction.
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President George Bush has accused the Iraqi president of trying to amass weapons of mass destruction.
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Agency for International Development), nongovernmental organizations, and foreign-nation ministries in planning and executing weapons of mass destruction missions to ensure global synchronization in combating weapons of mass destruction.
Saddam Hussein did have weapons of mass destruction.
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1540 Dealing with the Non Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction was concluded here today.
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government's false statements about Saddam Hussein's reputed weapons of mass destruction and the U.
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A potential access to weapons of mass destruction that could devastate Western life.