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The Truth About Weapons of Mass Destruction (2007)

Four lads debunk the British Ministry of Defence's dossier by exposing Europe's substantial chemical weapons problem which they knew about when producing the now infamous 'Dossier'.

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In the summer of 2004 with the growing death toll in Iraq, the increasing cost of the war and the now public incompetence of the British Ministry of Defence, four lads with no media experience posed as film makers and set out on a self funded road journey to discovery the truth about weapons of mass destruction. Despite having no budget and a only basic knowledge of history they soon found themselves amongst stockpiles of chemical weapons (with the full co-operation of one of Europe's ministers of defense). It turns out that Europe has a chemical weapons problem and the lads spend a few days filming the clean up process with the dedicated soldiers charged with this dangerous but gallant task. With discoveries of chemical weapons which only Hans Blix could have dreamed of this film shows how easy it is for any one to find chemical weapons and explores the possibility that one could be easily be brought back to London. A truly explosive critique of the Ministry of Defence, the weapons '... Written by Hanes, Paul

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weapon | iraq | politics | lie | tony blair | See All (10) »

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It is criminal that the government went to war without informing the public about this. - ROse Gentle Military Families Against The War See more »

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France finds between 58,000 and 85,000 tonnes of unexploded artillery shells from the First World War each and every year. They expect to be cleaning up at this rate for the next 500 years and 20% of what they find is a perfectly preserved chemical weapon. See more »

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