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World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism
     

World at Risk: The Report of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism

by Commission on Prevention/WMDs
 

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ISBN-10: 0307473260

ISBN-13: 2900307473263

Pub. Date: 12/03/2008

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

“The greatest danger of another catastrophic attack in the United States will materialize if the world's most dangerous terrorists acquire the world's most dangerous weapons.” —The 9/11 Commission Report

The bipartisan Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism was established by the U.S.

Overview

“The greatest danger of another catastrophic attack in the United States will materialize if the world's most dangerous terrorists acquire the world's most dangerous weapons.” —The 9/11 Commission Report

The bipartisan Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism was established by the U.S. Congress to build on the work of the 9/11 Commission by assessing our nation's progress in preventing weapons of mass destruction proliferation and terrorism, and providing a roadmap to greater security with concrete recommendations for improvement.

The Commission has interviewed over 200 experts inside and outside of government. They have met with counterterrorism and intelligence officials here at home and abroad who are working to stop proliferation and terrorism The Commission's report examines the government's current policies and programs, identifies gaps in our government's prevention strategy and recommends ways to close them.

The threat of terrorist attacks in the United States and elsewhere is still very real. The world remians at risk There is more that can and must be done. Our security depends on it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900307473263
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/03/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160

Table of Contents

Letters of Transmittal
Preface
Executive Summary

One
Biological and Nuclear Risks

Two
Findings and Recommendations Biological Proliferation and Terrorism Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism Pakistan: The Intersection of Nuclear Weapons and Terrorism Russia and the United States Government Organization and Culture The Role of the Citizen

Appendices
Review of Implementation of the Baker-Cutler Report
International Nonproliferation/Counterproliferation Treaties, Regimes, and Initiatives
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Commissioner Biographies
Commission Staff

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