developed an advanced chemical warfare capability and its arsenal of
delivery systems include the use of spray tanks, aerial bombs and specially
modified artillery shells.
The Chinese government has been maintaining
a chemical and biological warfare division since the early 1950s and
has been responsible for the development and weaponization of many agents.
Its biological warfare program included manufacturing infectious microbes
and toxins as well as various chemical agents.
China is equipped with
an impressive array of ballistic and inter-continental missiles and
is currently involved in a scheme to upgrade her offensive capabilities.
Due to the severe decline of conventional arms exports, Beijing has
been reluctant to reduce its remaining weapons exports and as a result,
China is suspected of exporting chemical weaponry to Iran, among other
Hopefully, the Clinton administration can pressure China
into discontinuing the various chemical and biological weapons (CBW)
programs it has and successfully oversee the demilitarization of China's