WMD Threats

Proliferation Pub


Proliferation: Threat and Response
reports on the military threat posed by the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons -- weapons of mass destruction (WMD) -- and their delivery systems. Additionally, it addresses the Department of Defense response to counter this threat. The report focuses on the WMD and missile threat in three areas: the technology that supports these systems, a regional look at the current state of proliferation, and the DoD response. It also addresses the related problems of advanced conventional capabilities and generic problems of dual-use exports, covert purchasing networks, and concealment and mobility of WMD.