Legal Aspects of the Geneva Protocol of 1925

  title={Legal Aspects of the Geneva Protocol of 1925},
  author={R. R. Baxter and Thomas Buergenthal},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={853 - 879}
In his policy statement of November 25, 1969, on chemical and biological warfare, President Richard M. Nixon declared that the Administration would ask the Senate for advice and consent to the ratification of the Geneva Protocol of 1925. At the same time, the President reaffirmed the renunciation by the United States of “the first use of lethal chemical weapons” and extended “this renunciation to the first use of incapacitating chemicals.” With regard to biological weapons, the President… 
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