For a comprehensive overview of the status of major arms control agreements and initiatives, see the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency's annual reports to Congress entitled Threat Control through Arms Control (Washington, D.C., ACDA Public Affairs).
These include staff elements of the director of Central Intelligence; the Central Intelligence Agency; the National Security Agency; the Defense Intelligence Agency; the Department of Defense offices responsible for collection of specialized national foreign intelligence through reconnaissance programs; the Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the State Department; and the intelligence elements of the military services, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the departments of Treasury and Energy.
CWC Article VII, paragraph 4 states that “in order to fulfill its obligations under (the CWC), each State Party shall designate or establish a National Authority to serve as the national focal point for effective liaison with the (OPCW) and other States Parties”
Required under Articles III, IV, V, and VI of the CWC.
Required under CWC Articles IV, V, and VI.
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Book title: On-Site Inspection in Theory and Practice: A Primer on Modern Arms Control Regimes.
Contributors: George L.Rueckert - Author.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1998.
Page number: 199.
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