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International partnerships to combat weapons of mass destruction

Paul I. Bernstein

International partnerships to combat weapons of mass destruction

by Paul I. Bernstein

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Published by National Defense University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weapons of mass destruction -- Government policy,
  • National security,
  • Military planning,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul I. Bernstein.
    SeriesCenter for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, occasional paper -- 6, Occasional paper (National Defense University. Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction) -- no 6.
    ContributionsNational Defense University. Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU793 .B39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17111248M
    LC Control Number2008412134

    A weapon of mass destruction (WMD) is a nuclear, radiological, chemical, biological, or any other weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to numerous humans or cause great damage to human-made structures (e.g., buildings), natural structures (e.g., mountains), or the scope and usage of the term has evolved and been disputed, often signifying more politically than technically. A biological agent (also called bio-agent, biological threat agent, biological warfare agent, biological weapon, or bioweapon) is a bacterium, virus, protozoan, parasite, or fungus that can be used purposefully as a weapon in bioterrorism or biological warfare (BW). In addition to these living or replicating pathogens, toxins and biotoxins are also included among the bio-agents.

    To combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, relevant laws, regulations, and export-related procedures have been strengthened, and measures to increase bilateral and international cooperation in this area were instituted. The WMDTRP was established in as Canada’s contribution to the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (Global Partnership). The Global Partnership began under Canada’s leadership at the G8 Kananaskis Summit as a year, US$20 billion international initiative aimed at securing materials.

    Bernstein, Paul I. International Partnerships to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction. Washington, National Defense University Press, 41 p. Discusses the need in building international partnerships as a central element of U.S. strategy to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). mission is to safeguard the United States and its allies from global weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and improvised threats by integrating, synchronizing, and providing expertise, technologies, and capabilities. As a Combat Support Agency, DTRA works alongside interagency and international partners in support of the warfighter to ensure.


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