Combating proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
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Published by The Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Weapons of mass destruction,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • Nuclear weapons

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14504216M
OCLC/WorldCa41978784

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  Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction is a significant contribution to the field of security studies."--Scott D. Sagan, coauthor of The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate Renewed Review "Extremely well researched, the chapters are replete with concrete real-world cases and illustrations of the problems and risks. The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has continued to give cause for concern even after the end of the Cold War. This book analyses how the prospects for proliferation have changed since the s, particularly in light of the Gulf War and the UN inspections of Iraq. It will examine the. Combating Proliferation. The intelligence community's flawed assessment of Iraq's weapons systems—and the Bush administration's decision to go to war in part based on those assessments—illustrates the political and policy challenges of combating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Since the end of the Cold War, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction has become much more prominent in U.S. national security and foreign policy planning. Revelations about Iraqi, North Korean, South African, and Israeli nuclear weapon programs, the possibility of a nuclear arms race in South Asia, and the multidimensional conflicts in the Middle East all point to the immediacy of this problem.

In accordance with the EU’s strategy against proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the decision supports the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution It follows on from similar decisions adopted in , in and in   States are not alone in engaging in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: There are strong indications that terrorist organizations are seeking to access them as well. ISIL, for example, has not only used chemical weapons in Syria, but also acquired the knowledge to develop them – and possibly other weapons of mass destruction. Provides Guidance on Training and Exercises for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction The Challenge Combating weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their means of delivery is one of the greatest challenges the United States faces. The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction File Size: KB. assess military activities to counter weapons of mass destruction. the National Guard Bureau, and combat support agencies. doctrine constitutes official advice concerning the enclosed subject matter; proliferation and/or use of WMD through networks and addFile Size: 2MB.

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