Vietnam demands Monsanto pays compensation for Agent Orange victims

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    Thanks. He felt it was his duty as a citizen that he go when chosen rather than take a deferral for college.
     
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    Unrelated military purposes. — Any military purpose of the United States that is not connected with the use of a chemical weapon and that is not dependent on the use of the toxic or poisonous properties of the chemical weapon to cause death or other harm.

    A defoliant.....not a chemical weapon.
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    A defoliant is a toxic chemical, which, according to the USG is a chemical weapon if used for a military purpose to cause harm.

     
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    A defoliant is a toxic chemical, which, according to the USG is a chemical weapon if used for a military purpose to cause harm.

    Can't you read your own post?

    Any military purpose of the United States that is not connected with the use of a chemical weapon and that is not dependent on the use of the toxic or poisonous properties of the chemical weapon to cause death or other harm.

    Unless the Agent Orange was designed to and actually causes death, quickly, not 50 years later, it's not a chemical weapon. It wasn't the Agent Orange that caused cancer, it was the dioxin impurities.
     
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    Gotta throw that political punch by way of your dad's service and sacrifice eh ? Pathetic.
     
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    It says cause death or other harm.
    And the toxic substance doesn't have to be designed for use as a weapon to be a weapon.

    (13) Toxic chemical. —
    • (A) In general. — The term "toxic chemical" means any chemical which through its chemical action on life processes can cause death, temporary incapacitation or permanent harm to humans or animals. The term includes all such chemicals, regardless of their origin or of their method of production, and regardless of whether they are produced in facilities, in munitions or elsewhere.
    It wasn't the mustard gas that caused blisters on the skin and lungs, it's the disulfur dichloride!
     
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    So Where Does Vietnam Intend To Sue Monsanto's Parent Company
    And What If Bayer Says:
    HA-HAA !!...Right !!
     
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    Give it up already... No one here is as dumb as you hope for them to be.
     
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