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Response to threat of weapons of mass destruction

United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton)

Response to threat of weapons of mass destruction

message from the President of the United States transmitting his report on exercising statutory authority to issue an executive order to amend Executive Order 12938 in order to more effectively respond to the worldwide threat of weapons of mass destruction proliferation activities.

by United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weapons of mass destruction,
  • Security, International,
  • United States -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHouse document / 105th Congress, 2d session -- 105-293., House document (United States. Congress. House) -- 105-293.
    ContributionsClinton, Bill, 1946-, United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17837057M
    OCLC/WorldCa39774828

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    Weapons of Mass Destruction or Effect (WMD/E). The expand-ed definition of the term WMD/E suggests the NMS authors were attempting to find balance between the known “destructive kinetic effects” of WMD weapons and the “disruptive impact” of more asymmetrical weapons available to terrorists and other aggressive states. "The end of the Cold War saw the end of the enemy 'out there' as the greatest security threat and its replacement by the 'enemy within' - the increased threat from international terrorism and the new menace from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons - a threat of extreme urgency. High profile terrorist attacks are nothing new and fear of indiscriminate slaughter by weapons of mass.

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