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Scotland’s WMD

Posted by Ed on September 30, 2003

According to the Scotsman, a small distillery on the Scottish island of Islay has attracted the attention of the US intelligence services, monitoring compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention.

You’ll be relieved to hear that the Defence Threat Reduction Agency “were quick to point out that they do not consider Bruichladdich to be a threat to world peace”.

The managing director of the distillery had this to say:

“We produce 16,000 cases a year, a weapon of mass drunkenness.”

Read it here.


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