Non-Proliferation Policy and the War on Terrorism
Parachini, John, Arms Control Today
In recent years, much emphasis has been placed on responding to the consequences of an attack rather than on preventing terrorist acquisition or use of weapons of mass destruction.
On September 11, a small group of terrorists inflicted the level of death and destruction some feared might result from an attack by terrorists using sophisticated weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The skill of this group lay not in its ability to acquire exotic weapons materials but rather in its planning, organization, teamwork, and commitment to achieve a diabolic objective.
In the span of one hour, a group of 19 men, supported by others whose numbers are still not clear, fundamentally …
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Publication information: Article title: Non-Proliferation Policy and the War on Terrorism. Contributors: Parachini, John - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 31. Issue: 8 Publication date: October 2001. Page number: 13+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.