Upon entering the body, adamsite poisoning begins within minutes and lasts up to several hours.
First synthesized in 1918, adamsite was used by the Japanese during World War II.
Because aerosols are a means for delivering chemical and biological agents, they can play an important role in weaponizing these substances.
The Treaty on the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone, also known as the Treaty of Pelindaba, was opened for signature in Cairo in April 1996.
A radical Islamist terrorist organization established by Osama bin Laden (now deceased), responsible for a number of attacks in the United States and worldwide, including the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.