New PDF release: Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: Assessing the U.S.

By Albert J. Mauroni

ISBN-10: 1442273291

ISBN-13: 9781442273290

ISBN-10: 1442273305

ISBN-13: 9781442273306

The chilly struggle word “weapons of mass destruction” is still used regardless of major alterations in foreign political cultures, army innovations of operation, and know-how advances. at the present time, the time period “weapons of mass destruction” (WMD) is used to handle many stuff, from grams of ricin and barrels of commercial chemical compounds to megaton nuclear guns. As an instantaneous results of the choice to consult all nuclear, organic, and chemical (NBC) guns in addition to organic, chemical and radiological (CBR) dangers as “WMD,” we have now misplaced the power to effectively enhance, verify, and speak about coverage matters when it comes to the modern use of unconventional guns at the battlefield and in the place of origin.

This publication makes use of a public coverage framework to check how the U.S. govt, and particularly the U.S. army, may still tackle the aptitude use of unconventional guns within the 21st century. It defines the matter, identifies the coverage actors and studies coverage strategies. It discusses prior coverage efforts earlier than providing a serious evaluation of present innovations and the way WMD concerns are built-in into the present army Joint working innovations (deterrence, cooperative safeguard, significant strive against operations, abnormal struggle, balance, and native land security), and proposes new nationwide framework for countering WMD. the purpose is to respond to such questions as what does counterproliferation suggest and even if the U.S. govt is sufficiently ready to guard U.S. electorate and its militia from adversaries constructing unconventional guns.

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