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Originally published on The Leduc Rep The strange letter, seen here for the first time, is handwritten in English in all capital letters. It is stained in blotches, presumably residue from ricin. The return address on the envelope sent to U.S President Donald Trump from Canada — containing a potentially deadly poison — included a […]
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Originally published on The Washington Post Recently, law enforcement officers have deployed chemical crowd control devices, such as tear gas and pepper spray, on protesters against racist injustice in cities across the United States. These technologies, which have generated controversy, are rooted in the military technology of World War I. But as shocking as the […]
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Written by Kevin Cresswell Ricin, contained in a package addressed to the White House, was intercepted by investigators last week. The alleged assassin was arrested a few days later. Ricin is much easier to produce than other popular biological weapons like botulinum, sarin, and anthrax, but it is not as potent as any of those, […]