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Author: Norman J. Rabkin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: weapons, mass, destruction, training, federal, duplicate, terrorism, need, eliminate, combating
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 0756702941
ISBN-13: 9780756702946

Local emergency responders such as firefighters & hazardous materials, law enforcement, & emergency medical personnel will be the first to respond to terrorist incidents. Concerned that terrorists might use weapons of mass destruction -- chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear devices -- & that local first responders would not be prepared to effectively deal with incidents involving such weapons, this report determines: (1) the principal federal organizations that provide weapons of mass destruction training to first responders; (2) whether the training is well coordinated among federal

Author: Bob Graham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, card, terrorism, proliferation, wmd, prevention
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437928439
ISBN-13: 9781437928433

An Assessment of the U.S. Governmentżs Progress in Protecting the U.S. from Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Proliferation and Terrorism. In Dec. 2008, a unanimous threat assessment was released: Unless the world community acts decisively and with great urgency, it is more likely than not that a WMD will be used in a terrorist attack somewhere in the world by the end of 2013. That weapon is more likely to be biological than nuclear. The govżt. has made progress in preventing biological attacks but is simply not paying consistent and urgent attention to the means of responding quickly and ef

Author: Simon P. Worden
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: alternatives, sdi
Number of Pages: 700
Published: 2008-02
ISBN-10: 1428987622
ISBN-13: 9781428987623

The controversial nat. debate over strategic defense has been overshadowed by other nat. & global issues. Research programs for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) continue, however, & the debate is likely to resume as visible results of that research begin to compete for a share of the nationżs budget. This study considers strategic defense in the context of 4 competing strategic theories: deterrence through mutual assured destruction; deterrence through nuclear warfighting; deterrence relying on non-nuclear defense; & disarmament. Non-nuclear, space-based defense is not only feasible, bu

Author: Barry R. Schneider
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: radical, counter, proliferation, preemptive, evaluating, responses, regimes
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788134264
ISBN-13: 9780788134265

Contents: the defense counter-proliferation initiative; the spread of weapons of mass destruction; responding to radical proliferators; history's lessons for preemptive counter-proliferation decisions (preventing Nazi A-Bombs; bombardment of Tokyo's nuclear reactor; Israel's Osirak attack; India thwarts Israeli destruction of Pakistan's Islamic BombÓ; Iraq destroys Iran's Bushehr Reactor; lessons of the Gulf War; the missile crisis: an air strike deferred); dealing with a potential Nuclear HitlerÓ; the proliferation challenge of North Korea.

Author: Glenn A. Fine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: destruction, coordinator, program, mass, weapons, bureau, investigation’s, federal
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437924778
ISBN-13: 9781437924770

Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons, also known as weapons of mass destruction (WMD), have the potential to kill thousands of people in a single attack. The FBI serves as the lead fed. agency for investigating WMD crimes. In July 2006, the FBI consolidated its WMD investigation and prevention efforts into a WMD Directorate. This report: (1) assesses how the FBIżs WMD Coordinators should plan and perform activities that address WMD threats and vulnerabilities; (2) evaluates the FBIżs integration of WMD Coordinator functions with field division intelligence capabilities and

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: destruction, mass, weapons, underlying, technologies
Number of Pages: 266
ISBN-10: 1428921109
ISBN-13: 9781428921108

Author: Gyeorgos C. Hatonn
Publisher: Phoenix Source Distributors, Inc.
Keywords: racism, zionism, planet, destruction
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 1991-12-01
ISBN-10: 0922356602
ISBN-13: 9780922356607
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