Yellow Rain and Related Issues: Implications for the United States Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Yellow Rain and Related Issues: Implications for the United States

Creator

  • Author: Bowman, Steven R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1983-09-29

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The United States has charged that the Soviet Union is implicated in the use of chemical weapons in Afghanistan and of chemical and toxin weapons, including the toxin known as "Yellow Rain," in Laos and Kampuchea (Cambodia). These charges raise two significant sets of issues: First, issues surrounding the evidence that has been presented to show: (a) that such weapons have been used and (b) that the Soviet Union is implicated in this use. Second, issues connected with the implications of Soviet involvement, if proven, in chemical and toxin warfare.
  • Physical Description: 16 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defense policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Chemical warfare - Afghanistan

Coverage

  • Place Name: Russia
  • Place Name: Afghanistan
  • Place Name: Laos
  • Place Name: Cambodia

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: IB82025
  • Accession or Local Control No: IB82025 1983-09-29
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs8829