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-- alert and we now know that an envelope laced with the deadly poison rice and now was mailed to President Obama as well as two US senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi another US senator.
All sold the target of a suspected letter although it has not been confirmed yet but that that second senatorial letter.
Contains rice and continuing our discussion now with US so former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton ambassador Bolton -- there have been concerns over the years that.
You know some of these states that don't necessarily see eye to -- with the United States countries like.
Iran or North Korea might try some of these relatively crude methods.
To have to sow the seeds of disruption in this country to cause frankly chaos and panic do you see.
Any indications that that this kind of thing is happening in this case.
Well I don't think we have any evidence of that here but you know for many many years biological and chemical warfare has been called the poor man's nuclear weapon.
It's not nearly as expensive to put together these programs they're more states that have chemical or biological weapons programs -- have nuclear.
And of course the risk is the perfect storm putting one of these weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists so that.
Iran or or Assad in Syria or war or anybody that has one of these programs could give it to a group like al-Qaeda.
That could bring it to this country or to your.
So I think it's a very real concerned there's no telling whether this these letters.
Are part of that or not but I think frankly over the years.
We haven't focused enough concern in the public debate anyway about the possible threat from chemical and biological agents and.
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