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Assessing the threat of weapons of mass destruction

the role of independent scientists

by NATO Advanced Research Workshop "The Role of Independent Scientists in WMD Threat Assessment" (2008 Zagreb, Croatia)

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Published by IOS Press BV ; published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by John L. Finney and Ivo Šlaus
SeriesNATO science for peace and security series ; E : Human and societal dynamics -- Vol. 61
ContributionsFinney, J. L. (John L.), Šlaus, Ivo, NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5625 .N38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24422037M
ISBN 101607500841
ISBN 109781607500841
LC Control Number2009940947
OCLC/WorldCa489009774

In WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND TERRORISM, 2/e, Dr. James Forest and Brigadier General (Retired) Russell Howard have collected original and previously published seminal articles and essays by scientists, academics, government officials, and members of the nation's security and intelligence communities. As One Team, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the United States Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction, and the Standing Joint Force Headquarters for Elimination work together to leverage our unique authorities and our world-class professional staff to counter the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction.

  A panel discussion was held the threat to Americans from terrorists armed with weapons of mass destruction. The discussion focused on net assessment of . This important and timely book assesses, in detail, the accuracy of predictions, and perceptions, about a possible military threat from the Southern Mediterranean world; and their impact on NATO's political and military posture. Thanos P. Doxos presents an assessment of the Alliance's options for .

  The West may face no greater enemy than Saddam Hussein, and yet, as Richard Butler makes clear in The Greatest Threat, the West would rather bury its head in the Mesopotamian sands than deal with the the head of UNSCOM, the United Nations Special Commission that was supposed to regularly inspect Iraq for weapons violations after the Gulf War, Butler was the/5(3). Selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic TitleThe 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. In this comprehensive assessment, defense policy.


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Description: In WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND TERRORISM, 2/e, Dr. James Forest and Brigadier General (Retired) Russell Howard have collected original and previously published seminal articles and essays by scientists, academics, government officials, and members of the nation’s security and intelligence communities.

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