Biological Weapons in World Arsenls
Communistd Germ Warfare Propaganda Offensive
Repeated charges from Moscow and Peiping that IV Americans are deliberately spreading pestilential diseases in Asia raise disturbing questions of the possibility of “germ warfare” in other quarters of the globe. Formal charges laid before the United Nations Disarmament Commission Mar. 14 by the Russian delegate, Jacob A. Malik, and the continuing chorus of denunciation from Communist sources, make it clear that a carefully calculated propaganda campaign of world scope is under way. The free nations now wonder uneasily whether this is another resort to the wellknown totalitarian technique of condemning others in advance for practices in which the accusers themselves are planning to engage.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is at present inquiring into the possibility ...